Lorene is telling her story of losing Gary (her husband) to lung cancer that had spread to his brain. Gary Sandifur, died at the age of 51 from smoking-related illnesses. Gary, who had smoked all of his life, had promised Lorene and his family that he would quit smoking on his 50th birthday. Before turning 50, however, he began experiencing headaches and dizziness. He visited a doctor for testing, and the day before his 50th birthday, the results showed cancerous tumors in his brain. Stage Four lung cancer had spreadfrom his lungs to his brain.