Crist found out he won $40-million prize back in May while playing golf in Palm Springs, CA.
"As soon as I hung up from my cellphone call from Western Canada Lottery I never thought about it," Crist recalls. "We finished our lunch, we went out golfing." Not only did he not tell his companions that day about his lottery win, he didn't tell anyone else -- not even his own children.
The moment he received that phone call, Crist knew what he wanted to do with the money - he planned to donate it all to charity, specifically for cancer research. His wife of 33 years, Jan, died at the age of 57 in February 2012.
"I lost my wife to cancer two years ago," he says. "She was fairly young… She beat it for six years before itRead More »from Lottery Winner Uses $40 Million to Help Cancer Patients