Sherry Pollex, the former longtime accomplice of NASCAR Cup Collection driver Martin Truex Jr. and co-founder of the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, died Sunday, according to a statement from her family. She was 44.
Pollex battled ovarian most cancers since 2014. Her third recurrence began in 2021.
Pollex was identified for most cancers analysis advocacy and fundraising efforts. In 2007, she began the Martin Truex Jr. Basis with Truex as a charity for kids in want. After Pollex’s most cancers analysis, the muse shifted focus to “underfunded most cancers initiatives particular to childhood and ovarian cancers,” in keeping with the muse’s web site.
The muse held its annual “Catwalk for a Cause” occasion on Sept. 13, days earlier than Pollex’s demise.
In 2016, she created SherryStrong.org to assist ladies perceive early detection and remedy choices for ovarian most cancers.
Pollex and Truex had been collectively from 2005-2023, when the couple publicly introduced their separation in January.
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