Family puts business up for sale after mother, father and son diagnosed with cancer

Posted at 1:53 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 14:53:36-05

JACKSONVILLE, FL — A Florida family is looking for more than just gifts this Christmas.

They are hoping for a miracle after the entire family found out they are fighting cancer.

"Oh its hard to process," mom Kathy Desclefs said,

Five years ago, Kathy was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Then this august, her husband Benoit was diagnosed with an in-operable brain tumor.

Things got worse in October.

"I found a lump on my neck and I thought it was weird and I told my mom," son Luke Desclefs said.

Luke, a senior in high school, was diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma.

"With Benoit, they've said roughly 12 years,” Kathy said. “With Luke, he has a very good prognosis if he responds to treatment. And we'll know how well he responds next week when they do a pet scan. And for me, um it's hard to say because the variant I have is so rare they don't have a lot of data on that."

For a family facing such a tough time - you would never know it.

"We are set up for God to show up because its so over the top," Kathy said.

Even with all three battling cancer, they continue to keep the family business - cooking.

"We're known for our quiche and were known for our soup," Kathy said.

The Desclefs family have had to hire extra help because of their failing health.

The family has also decided to put their business up for sale.