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Gene’s wife, Terri, and sons Justin and Daniel, established the Gene Upshaw Memorial Fund in memory of Gene. In recognition of the extraordinary care he received at Tahoe Forest Hospital, The Gene Upshaw Memorial Fund has created a partnership with Tahoe Forest Health System to provide funding for important health programs and research.
The mission of the Gene Upshaw Memorial Fund is to honor Gene Upshaw’s legacy and advance the Upshaw family’s passion for quality medical treatment, care for patients and their families, sustainability and advancement of medical technology, and funding for research in areas such as traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The Gene Upshaw Memorial Fund is currently partnered with Tahoe Forest Health System, the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center, and the Tahoe Institute for Rural Health Research (TIRHR) to advance its mission.