In Memoriam

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Gus C.

“The world is a little less happy of a place with the loss of Gus.  His infectious smile will be forever engrained in our memories.”

- Bert and Stacey Weiss

MEET GUS

 

Shawn-Teek Tillery

Shawn-Teek T.

1995-2013

Bert’s Big Adventure 2006

>> Check out Shawn-Teek on the trip!

Bobby F.

Bobby F.

1992-2005

Bert’s Big Adventure 2004

“The one thing I’ll never forget about Bobby was his smile. Man, all that kid did was smile. It was so contagious. He’d light up the room when he was in it.”

– Bert Weiss

 

>> Check out Bobby on the trip!

Destany P.

Destany P.

1997-2007

Bert’s Big Adventure 2006

“Even during Destany’s sickest days she always had a smile on her face when I would go to see her. Destany taught me a lot about faith and courage. Kids can teach you so much if you listen.” – Nurse Cathy

 

>> Check out Destany on the trip!

James B.

James B.

1994-2007

Bert’s Big Adventure 2007

“After James passed away I happened to meet a friend of his. He told me that when he was new to school and having a hard time adjusting, James was the first to step up and be his friend.” – Dr. Michelle

 

>> Check out James on the trip!

Christopher A.

Christopher A.

1995-2007

Bert’s Big Adventure 2004

“I will never forget sitting next to the pool with Christopher’s mom and grandmother as Bert wheeled him into the swimming pool for the very first time. The look on his face was priceless.” – Jenn Hobby

 

>> Check out Christopher on the trip!

Matty M.

Matty M.

2000-2011

Bert’s Big Adventure 2009

“Matty’s favorite things were trains and, as his mom stated, Matty took his final train ride to heaven where he will have no more pain.” – Bert Weiss

 

>> Check out Matty on the trip!

Jessi K.

Jessi K.

2005-2011

Bert’s Big Adventure 2011

“Jessi passed away just weeks before she was set to take the Bert’s Big Adventure 2011 trip. Jessi’s mom told us that Jessi hoped that one day she could fly like Tinkerbelle and we believe she has had her wish fulfilled.” – Stacey Weiss

Gunner

Gunner

1998-2011

Bert’s Big Adventure 2007

“It’s with sad hearts that we announce that Gunner Mitchell, of the 2007 Bert’s Big Adventure trip, lost his battle with Pulmonary Hypertension on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Gunner loved Goofy! The Bert’s Big Adventure staff will miss this kind, gentle little boy. Our hearts go out to Gunner’s family and friends.” – Stacey Weiss

 

>> Check out Gunner on the trip!

Haleigh

Haleigh L.

1994-2013

Bert’s Big Adventure 2003

“Our hearts are heavy with sadness; however, we take great comfort in knowing that Haleigh was able to have her wish come true by going to see the beach with her mother.” – Bert and Stacey Weiss

>> Check out Haleigh on the trip!