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Shalom Koby Lawson

Shalom Koby Lawson (2009-2017) Shalom Koby Lawson was 8 years old and had autism. He was born on June 23, 2009, and is from Louisville, Ke...

Monday, October 9, 2006

Aaron Campbell

Aaron Campbell (2001-2006)

Aaron Campbell was 5 years old and had autism. He lived in Orlando, Florida (Orange County). Aaron was left briefly alone in a locked car on October 8, 2006. Upon returning to the car, Aaron's mother discovered that he had opened the lock in the car and had wandered away. On October 9, 2006, Aaron was discovered in a nearby retention pond and he had died from drowning.

"Funeral was held at South Orlando Seventh Day Adventist Church. Aaron was presented with a Medal of Valor from the Florida Conference Pathfinder Director Cheeko Cotta. His interment was performed at Woodlawn Cemetary. He was buried in his Adventurer uniform with full honors (From Aaron Campbell's Page at memory-of.com)."

Links about Aaron Cambpell: 

          Blogs: Autistic Lives Lost to Wandering

          Memorial Sites: Aaron Campbell's Page at memory-of.com
News: Authorities Find Body of 5 Year Old Autistic Boy

Friday, February 24, 2006

Jared McGuire

Jared McGuire (1998-2006)

Jared McGuire was eight years old and had autism. Jared was from Greenacres, Florida near West Palm Beach. Jared wandered from his home and went missing on February 23, 2006. An Amber Alert was issued and a massive search was undertaken for Jared McGuire. His body was found in a retention pond across from his home the next day on February 24, 2006.

Links about Jared McGuire: 
Obituary: Legacy Obituary for Jared McGuire
Blogs: Lives Lost to Autism Blog

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Richard Wawro

Richard Wawro (1952-2006)

Richard Wawro was a legally blind Scottish artist who had autism and was recognized as a savant for his amazing memory and for his outstanding gift as an artist. His work was revered by the United Kingdom, including treasured by former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Richard Wawro was born in 1952 and died on February 22, 2006 in Edinburgh from lung cancer. Richard Wawro was the son of Tadeusz and Olive Wawro, who predeceased him.

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