Myers learned he had lymphoma earlier this year. He most famously worked as a fueler for Dale Earnhardt for around 20 years and still is involved with NASCAR.
DURHAM, N.C. — A resilient and unrelenting attitude pushed Danny “Chocolate” Myers to excel as a championship-winning NASCAR crew member for nearly three decades.
That same persistence is helping Myers in his toughest challenge: a battle with stage four mantle cell lymphoma, a rare form of cancer.
Myers hit a milestone on Thursday at the Duke Cancer Center in Durham when he rang the cancer bell to mark his last round of chemotherapy treatment. Joining him for the celebration were cheering medical professionals and Caron Myers, his wife.
Myers said ringing the bell was something he looked forward to ever since he began his treatment.
“When we started this cancer treatment, I was in the waiting room and I heard someone ring the bell and it was pretty emotional …