"After seven rounds of chemo, I lost my hair, but not my love of livin' life…"
Rock musician and songwriter Ryder Buck was a young man with an unstoppable dream to lift people up through his music. But a threatening cancer diagnosis showed that life had other plans. While the disease should have beaten him, Ryder rose above it all to live from a place of passion and purpose without pain. Then fate stepped in.
"Leave Your Light On," is the song Ryder wrote after his treatment that became his healing mantra. In this uplifting and powerful memoir, meet an unforgettable character determined to accept his own quirks and flaws with humor. You'll see parent-child and family relationships tested by unrelenting disease. And you'll get a guide to teach you to shine your own light, no matter what life or death throws your way.
Though it wasn't cancer that took Ryder, it was the experience that helped him grow into the shining spirit he became. His story of love, hope, and truth will convince you that there is no hardship big enough to keep you from putting your special touch on the world…if you simply leave your light on.