In a heart-wrenching twist of fate, A Basketball Legacy Remembered

Eric Montross faced a swift and challenging battle against cancer.

He displayed remarkable bravery in the face of cancer, but ultimately, succumbed to the disease within a brief 6-month period.

His legacy extends beyond the court,

serving as a stark reminder of life’s unpredictability and the indiscriminate impact of cancer on even the strongest among us.

Cancer, a complex and formidable adversary, arises from a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors.

While the exact causes remain elusive, adopting a proactive approach to health can significantly reduce the risk.

Simple yet impactful lifestyle choices like:

  • maintaining a balanced diet

  • staying physically active

  • avoiding harmful habits such as tobacco

  • avoid excessive alcohol consumption

  • get regular health check-ups

Healthier choices and maintaining a positive state of mind emerge as powerful tools.

Life, as illustrated by the untimely passing of figures like Eric Montross, is a fleeting gift, underscoring the importance of living each day to the fullest.

One step towards a healthier lifestyle involves transforming our immediate environment.

A notable preventative measure is eliminating toxic cleaners from our homes, creating a space free from harmful chemicals. 

Opting for natural alternatives, such as EarthSential’s all-natural products, not only contributes to a cleaner and healthier home but also safeguards the well-being of ourselves, our children, and our pets.

This conscious switch actively participates in creating a nurturing environment aligned with our commitment to well-being, simultaneously taking a proactive stance against potential health risks.


In making these choices, we invest not only in our present but also in a healthier and more vibrant future.

Eric Montross’s story serves as an inspiration to cherish each moment, advocate for continued efforts in the fight against cancer, and take meaningful steps towards a life that is both fulfilling and preventative.

After all, our journey is shaped by the choices we make, and the path to a healthier, more vibrant life begins with each and every one of us.

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About the Author

Bonnie Pellerin

Bonnie Pellerin


Bonnie Pellerin, a Biotechnology graduate and seasoned microbiologist, specializes in identifying bacteria and mold. Alongside her formulating chemist husband, she co-founded EarthSential, driven by their shared mission to create a safe haven free from harsh chemicals for their children and others. Bonnie’s expertise and dedication continue to shape the field of biotechnology and environmental safety.

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