Nora & Maggie – The Chicago White Sox

The Fitzgerald’s were the first Family Lives On family to receive a tradition for “dad”. Nora and Maggie’s dad, Ray, died from cancer. During the Skype interview Nora talked excitedly...
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David – Summer Pool Party

David’s Mom died of breast cancer when he was 7.  1 year later David joined Family Lives On. His favorite memories of his mom were family parties at Aunt Shirley’s...
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Roman – San Antonio Zoo

Roman’s dad loved animals and enjoyed taking Roman and his siblings to the San Antonio Zoo throughout the year. They would usually visit in the spring or fall to avoid...
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Katie – Anaheim Ducks

Katie loved going to the Anaheim Ducks hockey games with her Dad. She says it was one of the only things they did together where she felt like they could...
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Kayla – Philadelphia Eagles Game

Kayla’s memories of her Dad are tinged Eagles green. A passionate Eagles fan, Kayla’s father wore an Eagles jersey the day she was born. The family had season tickets and Kayla enjoyed many days in the stands with Dad cheering on his (and her) favorite team.

Kayla was only 7 when her father died. She joined Family Lives On in 2013, 2 years after his death.

When Kayla thinks of the Eagles, she thinks of her dad. She and her family look forward to her annual Eagles tradition each year, giving them the opportunity to celebrate Dad’s life and for Kayla to build a future without him.

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