Mara
in honor of Mara

Mara

Mara was born on March 26, 2002, and passed away on September 22, 2008. She suffered from a rare form of brain stem cancer that affects mostly the very young. Mara was the daughter of Bryan and Heather, and the sister of Max, Natalie, Katrina and “a baby girl who’s on the way.” Mara’s mother remembers how much she loved Mara’s “ability to be thrilled with simple things—a funny story, or time with family and friends.”

Mara “overcame numerous trials, including inventing her own sign language to communicate when she lost the ability to speak. And she was unfailingly generous. “Friends gave Mara a gift card to purchase gifts for each family member,” her mother recalls, “and her face just radiated joy as she watched us open our gifts.”

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