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Alec loved life and handled everything with such grace. He fought with everything he had for 4.5 yrs.
Aliyah loved fashion, Instagram, trap music, her IPhone, her family, friends and her pups. She bravely accepted her diagnosis, amputation and Her Lord and Savior. Not once did she question why.
Anna loved soccer, art, reading, Harry Potter, and being with friends. Her smile lit up a room and she was such a positive force. She is loved and missed, always and forever.
Austin was a very interesting guy with many interests and hobbies. He was funny with the ability to make you belly laugh. Austin loved fishing as you can see by the smile on his face in this picture. He loved any kind of fishing, whether at the edge of the creek or pond, on grandpa Mark's small boat or deep sea fishing. He also loved photography, his bull dog Tank, his jeep, playing football, glass art, supporting his high school football team and he loved to be there for listening and solving problems when you needed him. He has taught us all so much about living life with a positive outlook and we miss him every single day.
Austin was a 13 year old boy who absolutely loved fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He was the sweetest, loving boy and best protective, caring big brother.
He loves sharks, facts and homemade tacos. He is out running in the mountains and exploring the deep seas.
Benjamin Hawkes enjoyed school excelled both academically & at sports
A friend to all. A protector of the little guy. Hilarious. A hero to very many.
Brennan was a sweet, compassionate and shy kiddo. He loved spending time with the family with board and card games. He loved camping, motorcycle riding, swimming, shooting and cars. We know his is Heaven with our Savior and is no more pain.
AKA lil b and Bee. 8-years-old, from Bartlett, IL. Loved her family, dogs and cats, Minecraft, YouTube, painting, rainbows, and the color blue.
Cailin was an avid competitive swimmer, medaling at Age Group Championships &earning a spot on the FL Zone Team. She attended Academy of Holy Names in Tampa, FL. She was equally strong in the classroom, recognized in 6th grade with the perseverance award, which is now named in her honor. Struggling for each breath, Cailin fought till the end. She smiled & said "Mommy, put your face next to mine." She then softly whispered, "Mommy, I GOT THIS!" Her final words proved she never lost hope.
Carmen was an extraordinary human! Her heart was huge. She cared about others more then she cared about what she was going through. She was smart and brave and was really going places in life. But osteosarcoma took that from her.
Carter had a joy for life and lived in the moment. He loved to spend his days climbing, biking, camping, swimming, and doing anything outside. He had a love of practical jokes and never left home without fake cockroaches to scared his next victim. Carter taught many people how to be tough and to live everyday to its fullest.
Catherine lived a life full of kindness, gentleness, good humor, warmth and love especially love for her 9 children and her husband Jim. She radiated acceptance and grace to all those she encountered. Catherine was anything but ordinary. She was an absolutely beautiful person inside and out. She could always be counted on for a good laugh, a warm smile and an open door to her family's home. Catherine was extraordinary especially at her battle against cancer and never gave up faith, and her dedication to her family and amidst her difficult journey she still offered joy and kindness to others. She remained kind and full of love.
Damon (13) was a Super Hero. He fought for other kids even though he was a kid himself. He wore a Captain America uniform to make other kids feel better. He was a Community Activist & Spokeskid. He caught the eye of Buddy Valastro, Katie Couric & Chris Evans. Heroes Never die! They become Legends!
Dylan was kind sweet and funny. He looked out for the kids he was in treatment with and those who knew him remember his grin, and how he would go out of his way to say hello to people.
Gavin had what we lovingly called an "old soul," not too terribly concerned with the technology and trends of his peers. Instead he had a quiet wisdom and found passions that went well beyond his years: he cared deeply for others, he loved to work, and he was a true outdoorsman. Gavin was loyal to his family and friends with a keen awareness of the needs of others. He loved fiercely, and believed in doing what was right - even if it meant it was hard. Gavin was and is so very loved - and that will never change.
Hayden was a funny, incredibly smart, old soul - Hayden was a gamer and played everything he could, which helped through his 13 different types of treatments. Hayden fought with such strength and absolute grace, it was our privilege to be his parents. His twin little brothers miss him so much, as we all do. 4 years after diagnosis, we sat with him in the night and told him it was ok to put his sword down and rest. He passed on to his next adventure May 19th 2020, he was 16 yrs old.
Jayden was a fun loving teen with a heart of gold. He was an amazingly talented soccer player with a competitive spirit which played a major part in his journey. Jayden touched many lives in his short 15 years here. He will forever be remembered for his kind heart and infectious smile.
Kaitlyn Rose was the most beautiful, kindest girl who loved making everyone smile. She loved babies, baking, making slime, Harry Styles, makeup, music, dogs, volunteering, praying, sleeping & relaxing, and being with her family and friends! her Make A Wish was with Harry Styles and was the best weekend ever!
Karma from the moment she was born was a fighting firecracker that would challenge every thought, idea, action or authority that was flawed in her own outlook. Karma loved math and science almost as much as she loved to talk. Every school year she would end up sitting at a desk by herself because she would never stop talking. My favorite thing she would say is "it's Karma with a K cause im the good kind."
Katie was a happy teen who'd just started high school when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. She maintained a positive outlook throughout her illness and insisted on LIVING while she still had breath in her.
Kaycee was an avid baker. Loved having baking competitions at home with her family. Enjoyed shopping, camping and Kayaking. So special to so many and will always shine through each and everyone one. Stay brave little one! Love Mommy and sisters!
Kyle has an infectious laugh and his smile lit up a room. He was the star of his soccer team and earned a purple junior black belt in karate. He loved camping, hiking, biking, Legos, Star Wars, and the beach. He had a great sense of humor and excelled in school. He and his brother Jake were best buddies.
Kyle was kind, friendly, funny, sweet, intelligent and enjoyed teaching himself to play the piano. He had the most beautiful smile to go along with his incredible personality. He was loved by many and was a gift to all who knew him.
Leah is known for her great caring heart towards others and her ability to choose kindness when challenged with difficulties. Her love for nature inspired her to seek an environmental science degree at the University of Oregon. At 21 years old and starting her career as a habitat restoration intern, she discovered she had Osteosarcoma. She was never able to follow her lifetime dream to help the environment. Forever 24 and gone too soon.
Lewie enjoyed basketball, baseball, archery, and loved playing his video games; Spiderman was his favorite beating it 6 times. He enjoyed playing with his puppy Jake and almost any and all movies; Adam Sandler and Kevin Hart were his favorite comedic actors. Lewie knew everything about Marvel or Dc. He enjoyed home-cooked meals and Little Ceasar pizza. Lewis was the most amazing person I have ever met. He made the best out of every bad situation and brought so much joy to so many people.
Maddie Lane was a beautiful, sweet and oh so funny girl from Florida, that loved to play man hunt with her sister Mackenzie and her cousins. She was captain of her cheer squad. Maddie loved her dogs Anika and Stormy Girl. She was diagnosed with Multicentric Osteogenic Sarcoma and fought for eight months. We honor her with the Maddie's Fight Foundation.
Manny loved basketball and gaming. He loved back and neck rubs. He was the most courageous person I have ever had the honor of knowing. He was my everything.
He loved being a big brother more than anything. The leader they all looked up to. He enjoyed eating delicious foods, anything to do with cars, going out with his best friends, playing video games, pro sports (Giants, Warriors, 49ers) & Little League baseball, rare pets like his Sphynx cats & Alaskan Klee Kai dogs who brought him such joy. He was always comfortable in knowing who he was & never felt like he had to be like anyone else. He had a wisdom, courage & hope that never disappeared even when osteosarcoma relentlessly progressed over & over again. He never gave up & would have done anything to live with his illness. He is the M in our MAGIC.
McKenna found her passion for make up during her most difficult treatments. She founded the beauty bar for kids to use while in the hospital to help them find their courage, strength, & beauty. We are now a non profit organization bringing beauty bar to children in hospitals.
Michael was an easy going kid with a sly sense of humor and a dimple filled smile that could light up a room. He loved playing basketball and playing PS4 Madden with his friends. He loved watching sports, his favorite teams and players were OKC with Russell Westbrook and the Seahawks with Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch. He loved his dogs Wesley, Owen and Rex but there wasn't a dog that he didn't fall in love with that he'd met. Michael was strong, determined and a fighter till the end. He is greatly missed by so many.
He loved to ride ATV's and spend time with his friends. He had a fantastic sense of humor and his laugh was absolutely contagious. He fought this horrible disease for 8 valient months before we lost him. We need to find a cure.
Oliver could find humor in any situation, he loved being outdoors, biking, camping, and making crepes. He was a devoted friend and also a Boy Scout - we finished his project posthumously to make cool pillowcases for teens going through cancer treatment with Ryan's Case for Smiles. Note that Ryan also died from osteosarcoma 11 years ago.
PJ loved the mountains, the ocean, and all activities associated with them. He was an avid Eagles football fan and was ecstatic at the Birds' first Super Bowl win in 2018. He eloped with the love of his life in 2018 amidst relentless recurrences of OS - keeping his endless optimism and humor through all of it. Graduating from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Elementary Education he fulfilled his student teaching requirements tutoring young in-hospital cancer patients while he fought his own battle. A lover of kids, dogs, nature, and life in general, he inspired all who knew and loved him.
Salote lives friends and family. She loved music, both listening to music and making music. She had a beautiful smile that could light up any room. She was creative and loved to make things.
Seth had a live for family. Through all his pain, he never complained and always smiled. He had a love for music and collecting Funki Pops and Marvel. He loved Seattle Seahawks and UT! Seth will be missed dearly.
Wanted to become an oncology surgeon, loved reading & going on spontaneous traveling adventures.
Steven was a very positive person, with big plans. He enjoyed sports and played on his high school baseball team. He started his studies of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is remembered by many for his big smile.