Obit-Amanda Dempsey

March 25, 2014 - 4:34 PM
FILE - This Oct. 8, 2011 file photo shows actor Patrick Dempsey participating in the Survivor Walk with his mother, Amanda, right, in Lewiston, Maine, on the first day of the Dempsey Challenge. Amanda Dempsey, who inspired her son, actor Patrick Dempsey, to help create a cancer support organization at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, died of cancer on Monday, March 24, 2014 at age 79. (AP Photo/Sun Journal, Amber Waterman) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT