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19 Jun 2011

New York Times best selling author Leslie Esdaile Banks critically ill

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June 19, 2011 Category: Oasis Posted by:

Award winning author Leslie Esdaile Banks is critically ill. As reported by Jenice Armstrong of the Philadelphia Daily News, Ms. Banks was diagnosed with late stage adrenal cancer over seven weeks ago. Ms. Banks’s camp sent word through email that she is facing an uphill battle in her struggle with this very serious illness and needs the continued prayers of her fans, friends and family.


Unfortunately, her medical expenses are mounting at an astronomical rate. If you wish to assist Leslie, a fund has been established to help with these ever increasing expenses. Donation information is listed here:


Leslie Esdaile Fund

Account #81538801

Police and Fire Federal Credit Union

Operations Center

901 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107-2404



If you live in Philadelphia you may take donations directly to any Police and Fire Federal Credit Union branch. Please be sure to note the account number. You may also send them to the P.O. Box listed below*.


Police and Fire Federal  Credit Union Branch Locations:


Main Branch:

901 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


Additional Branches:

Leo Mall, 11705 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116-2515

Davisville Shopping Center, Street Road, Philadelphia, PA

Andorra Shopping Center, Ridge and Henry Avenues, Philadelphia, PA

City Avenue Shopping Center, 7604 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19151-2007

Mayfair Branch on Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Northeast Branch, 7500 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Grant and Academy Shopping Center Branch, Philadelphia, PA


You may send good wishes and cards to:

Leslie Esdaile Banks

c/o Tina Ryan Wise

P.O. Box 37189

Philadelphia, PA 19148-9998


On behalf of Leslie, her daughter Helena, her sister Liza and all of her family and friends, the friends and family of Leslie Esdaile Banks sincerely thank you for all continued prayers and support.

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