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Although Gadbois doesn waste time thinking about dying, he is grateful that he can prepare his loved ones particularly his wife of 46 years, Virginia, and their two children and six grandchildren for the difficult days ahead. Gadbois also continues to focus on his volunteer work and philanthropy, turning a public tribute for his longtime community service into a benefit for the Boys Girls Clubs of MetroWest. at the Hudson Portuguese Club, 13 Port St. The proceeds will benefit the capital campaign to renovate the youth organization Marlborough Clubhouse, a 90 year old former school at 169 Pleasant St.
Gadbois was 12 when he joined what was then known as the Marlborough Boys Club, and he fondly remembers playing basketball, boxing, and shooting pool with his friends in the early 1950s. He joined its board of directors in 1974, ultimately becoming president during his 16 year tenure, and cofounded the community basketball program with the late Ralph Grasso.
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Gadbois said he hopes the event generates significant funds for the Boys Girls Clubs of MetroWest, while inspiring participants to raise money for their own favorite charity.
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