It’s been about five and a half years since the Dykes family lost a mother and wife.
During the last 15 years of her life, Sharon Dykes lived with the harsh effects of Alzheimer’s disease, said Rick Dykes, Sharon’s son, during an interview at his downtown Lubbock office Thursday morning.
She died November 29, 2010.
Since her death, the family has made it a mission to fund local Alzheimer’s research so others won’t have to deal with the disease, Rick said. They started the Sharon Dykes Foundation earlier this year.
On June 18th, the Sharon…