Donations needed to create Loren Nancarrow Healing Garden

Loren Nancarrow / Courtesy photo

More than $107,500 has been raised toward a $500,000 goal for the Loren Nancarrow Healing Garden at Scripps Health. Nancarrow, a well-known San Diego broadcast journalist and Solana Beach resident, passed away at age 60 on Dec. 28 after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. After his diagnosis, he became focused on creating a legacy that would help other cancer patients in San Diego.

It is the hope to keep the fundraising momentum going to create a place of healing for cancer patients as well as a place where Nancarrow’s children and grandchildren can feel his presence for decades to come. To donate, go to

A benefit concert featuring the music of The Highwayman will be held at The Belly Up Tavern on Feb. 9. Doors open at 6 p.m., the concert begins at 7 p.m. Visit