The Lighthouse — Hannah Jane Nancarrow

When I was in fourth grade my class spent a month learning about lighthouses. I became totally fascinated by lighthouses — enthralled by their role as beacons, warning of treacherous waters, and as coastal chaperones, guiding sailors into safe harbors. My dad always took an interest in my interests, doing everything he could to cultivate and nurture my passions. He took me to nearly every lighthouse within […]

via The Lighthouse — Hannah Jane Nancarrow

Hannah Jane Nancarrow is a San Diego State University alumni, with a B.A. in journalism and new media. After graduating in 2011, Hannah worked in local T.V. news before her dad was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Hannah managed and contributed to her dad’s incredibly popular blog (thenancarrowproject.com) and social media platforms before he passed away, after 11 months of bravely battling and blogging. The diagnosis was a catalyst for her own writing and for following each whim and dream. Today, Hannah writes her own blog and has been a keynote speaker at San Diego Women's Week, Relay for Life, and a top fundraiser for cancer-related causes throughout San Diego. Hannah also has a passion for health and fitness, since losing 75 pounds in 2011. She earned her Spinning® and group fitness instructor certifications, and teaches weekly cycle classes in Encinitas, California. Hannah also earned her real estate license and works in the family business, Nancarrow Realty Group, in North County San Diego.

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7 comments on “The Lighthouse — Hannah Jane Nancarrow
  1. Anonymous says:

    Dearest Hannah Jane, Little Bird Nancarrow,
    I love you and have so much gratitude for the love you’ve shared with your dad and me. He’ll never leave us, the most powerful, loving man I’ve known.
    We are so blessed to have you as our daughter.
    We love you forever,
    Mama

  2. JoAnn Roubinek says:

    I really enjoyed this article as I have all others. Your father was a special man who we always enjoyed.

    Sent from my iPhone

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  3. aspenalps says:

    Hannah,

    You are so speccial!! Your father used to pick Britta up from her sleep overs on Saturday or Sunday mornings and I cherished our talks, I alway made the girls the “authenic” cocoa and he was amazed. He was so humble, making cocoa was NOTHING compared to all the wonder he created with the earth and his gift from God!!

    Wonder why your father gave Britta horses?? LOL

    One time we were at at horse show in Del Mar, Britta and Paris were two of the last kids there, they were waiting to be picked up. I had to go back for something, and I turned the corner, and Britta was galloping up and down the rows of stalls on a BROOM as her horse.

    I lost it, she was probably about 13 or so. I rode stick horses as a kid-we always played Bonanza but I can’t remember riding a broom!!! I plan to tell this story @ her wedding so make sure I am invited!!

    Love you and yours,

    Carol Duncan

  4. jeannienor says:

    Dearest Hannah.

    Thank you so very much for the lovely card!!!!! It was so thoughtful and we loved it!!! Think of you every day and send my love. You are such a dear soul and I’m grateful to know you! Jeannie

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