Mark Wandall

Mark Wandall: February 4, 1973 – October 24, 2003

Mark Wandall: February 4, 1973 – October 24, 2003 This is the 21st Father’s Day that I will once again spend without my oldest son, Mark.  I am most certain we would have been planning which NASCAR track we would be “hitting” next. Unfortunately, there are no more Father’s Days with my son, no more NASCAR […]


Brad Deanda: 10/5/70 – 12/11/16

By Averie McDaniel, “Brad Deanda” is much more than a name on a road marker to me. In case you were wondering, a road marker is a sign on the road that reminds people to drive safely, and the sign reads the name of a person whose life was lost due to theirs or someone else’s […]

Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara: 1956-2023

Mary, who went by  the nickname Mel, was a force of life. Anyone who encountered her would agree with this statement.   At  67, she was involved in a red light running incident on rte 41 in Naples FL on Dec15th 2023.  The driver ran a red light in heavy traffic at 84 mph according to […]

Anthony Branca

Anthony Phoenix Branca: 12/7/1994 – 11/ 7/ 2014

By Demetrius Branca,  My son Anthony was my best friend. If you met Anthony, you liked him. If you knew Anthony, you loved him. He was just a joyful person. He seemed to understand in every moment what the situation required.  He was the kid his friends would call when they needed advice. Anthony’s senior […]

Joshua and Mama

Joshua M. Kreiser: 11/9/76-12/30/20

My name is Ida and I am and always will be Mama to Joshua. I miss him every day! The heartbreak is unbearable on most days. I use my days to find ways to make our Florida roads safer for everyone in Joshua’s name. I do not want one more person to die and I […]

Carolyn and Chad Driving Down Heartache site

Chad Moor: 10/27/63 – 2/14/2000

Valentine’s Day 2000 It was going to be the most romantic date of my life with the love of my life. My husband of ten years, father of my two small daughters and co-owners of a 50 person interior design and architectural firm with a team we loved creating beautiful spaces for clients. On the […]


John & Helen Prinos

John Prinos 6/3/1928 – 1/8/2022Helen Prinos 3/29/1932 – 1/8/2022 These markers memorialize the preventable crash that killed my parents, John and Helen Prinos.  They will be missed greatly by their sons Michael, Gary, and myself (Scott). They had two wonderful daughters-in-law Shawn and Alla, four grandchildren, Matthew, Liliya, Daniel, and Sasha, and two great-grandchildren, Damien […]


James “Jaimie” Francis McHenry IV: 12/7/99 – 4/3/13

The story behind the mile marker at the corner of A1A and Aqua Rae Dr in Hutchinson Island, FL represents our 13-year-old son, James “Jamie” Francis McHenry IV, who was hit and killed at that intersection while crossing the street with his best friend to get snacks while he was on a Spring Break trip […]


Amber Victoria Kelso & Mary Kathryn Otto-Mennicke

7/21/93 – 1/18/21 Mary Kathryn Otto-Mennicke 10/31/40 – 6/15/20 I am the daughter of Mary Kathryn Otto-Mennicke and the mom of Amber Victoria Kelso. Within a year they both lost their lives in two different incidences to roadway tragedy. I would love to share who they were in this life and what they meant to […]


Kedan Dane Tillett: 8/17/91 – 11/23/18

Kedan Dane Tillett was born on August 17th 1991 in Libertad Belize to Philip and Elsa Tillett. Kedan’s life was taken away on November 23rd 2018. Kedan was killed by a drunk driver in Fort Pierce Florida at the intersection of Midway Road and 25th Street. Kedan was presumably home from work and was preparing […]

Together We Will Drive Down Heartache

We're here to encourage personal accountability for all road users by honoring and demonstrating lives lost due to roadway tragedies.


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