If you’ve ever been to a Relay for Life event, you know how emotional the event can be with the focus on cancer, a disease that knows no boundaries and touches so many. The event is a celebration of life, a remembrance of those still struggling with the disease, and an ever present reminder of those who have died from cancer. Check out the photos we found on social media.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.