A blood drive will be held Monday for a Tecumseh woman who is battling cancer.

Cindy Tauscher, 33, was diagnosed last year with lymphoma. Tauscher, a licensed practical nurse case manager at Mays Plus Inc. has undergone extensive treatment, including radiation, chemotherapy and stem cell transplants.


A blood drive will be held Monday for a Tecumseh woman who is battling cancer.
Cindy Tauscher, 33, was diagnosed last year with lymphoma. Tauscher, a licensed practical nurse case manager at Mays Plus Inc. has undergone extensive treatment, including radiation, chemotherapy and stem cell transplants.
The treatments have caused Tauscher to require several blood transfusions, and much of cost of the blood must be paid out of pocket. Her cancer went into remission for a few months, but she recently learned that she has stomach cancer.
Mays Plus Inc. and the Oklahoma Blood Institute have joined to help Tauscher, and a blood drive will be held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Mays Plus Inc., 655 1/2 N. Broadway. Each transfusion will count as one credit for future transfusions for Tauscher.
Those unable to go to Monday’s drive may go to future drives and donate in Tauscher’s name.
Tauscher and her husband have two children, ages 9 and 2.
Co-worker Cassandra Appicello describes Tauscher as “compassionate and sincere in her work.”
“She takes wonderful care of our consumers, and goes above and beyond her job,” Appicello said. “She is always caring and kind to our office staff.
Mays Plus, Inc., is a personal care company, overseen by a board of trustees, that provides housekeeping and daily living skill services for senior citizens and disabled individuals.