Linda Kirkpatrick. Linda serves as the Vice President for the John Hemmings Foundation. Linda is a loving wife and mother and a doting grandmother to her eight grandchildren. She is a 53 year resident of Casa Grande, Arizona, where she is active in her church and community. Linda has made a career in banking for over 30 years. It is through banking that Linda met and got to know John Hemmings and his family. John and Linda worked together for 15 years and by the time John was diagnosed with Lung Cancer the Hemmings and Kirkpatrick families were good friends. Linda has experienced first-hand the devastating effect of cancer on patients and on their families. Not only did she lose her dear friend and colleague, John, but she lost her Father to Prostate Cancer and her younger sister to Lung Cancer the year following John’s death. Linda is committed on a deeply personal level to assisting cancer patients and their families through the John Hemmings Foundation.