In Loving Memory of Sue Janse van Rensburg – Former CEO CANSA
13 March 2015 – A message from Elize Joubert, CANSA’s Acting CEO, on behalf of all CANSA Staff & Volunteers:
“It is with great sadness that we have received word of previous CANSA CEO, Sue Janse van Rensburg’s passing, after a recurrence of cancer. Sue was a cancer Survivor of over 30 years and served CANSA and our cause for nine years in the capacity of CEO. We herewith extend our condolences to her family and loved ones. We will always hold her very dear in our memories and her legacy will live on, as CANSA continues to care for & support those affected by cancer and strives to reduce cancer risk through screening & education.”
Sue helped position CANSA as a leading cancer non-profit organisation nationally and internationally. Under her leadership CANSA’s Watchdog Role, Research initiatives and CANSA Seal of Recognition programme were expanded.
Sue’s passion and the driving force behind her leadership of CANSA, is best described in her own words:
“Imagine a Cancer-Free Tomorrow: A thought to be treasured, as it holds a message of hope – a message that should be shared with ALL people, not only to those affected by cancer – a message to be advocated to all South Africans to motivate everyone to ‘take hands’ and help build a healthier future for our children… – a future without cancer.”