This is the speech that I shared at Charlie’s memorial service:
Tell Us Your Story - And We Will Ride4 You
In 2018, our oldest son Matt, took his life.
Tanner Ray French left those who love him so on February 21, 2011 at the age of 19….
Susan Deufel. Submitted by her brother Andy Deufel
Matt was a gregarious fun loving 28 year old that was always the life of the party.
My wife Lezlie Culver passed by suicide on July 10, 2021.
I ride for Sean Thornton, the son of my cousin Joe…
My dad Gary was only 38 years old when he died by suicide…
I ride to normalize talking about mental health.
It’s incredible how often we hear about fatal victims of suicide & depression…
Gabe Klein and Stephen A. Vincentini: submitted by their mothers.