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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 …

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Cindy & Chelsea Murkami: 11/16/98

Everyday I miss my wife and my daughter. My wife, Cindy lived life with grace and passion. She was beautiful both inside and out, she exercised regularly, ate healthy and loved to cook delicious meals for family and friends. Cindy was devoted to God and her family. She would often volunteer as many hours a …

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Tyler Pangrazio: 1993 – 6/27/13

My son Tyler Pangrazio lost his life on June 27, 2013, in a traffic crash at the hands of a careless driver who failed to yield the right of way.  Tyler was a handsome, respectful, bright young man known to be personable, humorous and always willing to lend a hand.  His infectious smile could light …

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Mark Wandall: 2/4/73 – 10/24/03

By Joe St. Onge – The phone rang late Friday night, October 24th, but we didn’t get up.  We just let it go. A minute later, the phone rang again.  I reluctantly answered the phone (no caller ID then).  I will never forget Mark’s dad saying somberly, “we lost Mark tonight.” I don’t remember if I dropped the phone …

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Ashleigh Danielle Bond: 04/06/93 – 10/18/14

October 18th, 2014 is a day that will forever be etched into my heart. My sister was 21 when her life came to a sudden end. She was killed in a car accident. Ashleigh was such a bright light. When she smiled, she lit up the whole room. I was so proud to call her …

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Kimberly Alice McKenzie: 12/10/84 – 07/06/06

My daughter Kimberly Alice McKenzie, Kim, was an energetic, fun and happy new mother of Angie, her 9-month-old daughter. Kim was so proud to be a mom and loved Angie with every part of her being. Kim worked at Busch Gardens and R-Club. While working at R-Club Kim worked with deaf children and went to …

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Christa Ferrari

Christa Ferrari: 10/18/43 – 09/28/05

Christa Ferrari, Riverview FL. Marker at Bloomingdale and Hwy 301 Riverview FL.   It’s almost 13 years since my world changed.  13 years that still feels like yesterday.  Time does not heal wounds.  It just lets you learn how to live with them.  I try to only think about the things that my Mom left …

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Lillia Grace Morris

Lillia Grace Morris: 4/13/01 – 4/24/18

Lillia Grace Morris died tragically due to someone running a red light. She is in Heaven which brings us comfort. We are also saddened that her smiles, laughter and joy are now our memories rather than present and future. Lillia was one of those children that wanted to be a kid rather than grow up …

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Tiffiany Marie Olson: 5/27/83 – 12/7/05

We’ve all seen them as we drive down the street but never could I have imagined one would be for my daughter. When my 22 year old beautiful girl was killed in a fatal crash on U.S 19 in Palmetto Florida, December 7th 2005, I remember getting a call asking me how her name was …

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Scott Valentino: 11/1/72 – 4/2/13

April 2, 2013 is a day that changed my life. My husband’s life was taken by a red-light runner.  My last conversation with Scott was at 9:05 that morning when he told me he was coming home to finish working.  At around 11:30 that morning I received a knock on my door from a detective …

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