Rebecca Sue Zallek passed away in her hometown of Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday, November 27th after an ongoing battle with brain cancer. She was 48. Becky is survived by Michael Susanin, her husband of seven years, mother Sandra Zallek, brother Chris Zallek (Sarah), sister JoAnne Zallek (Dave Champion) as well as six nieces and four nephews. Preceding her in death was her father Carl Zallek.
Becky Zallek PDGA #9388 has been battling Glioblastoma (GBM) a type of brain cancer for well over a year now. The doctors found a new tumor back in December and Becky underwent her third brain surgery on January 30, 2013; an eight hour procedure to hopefully remove the tumor.