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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...

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Marquail D. Johnson

Marquail D. Johnson (2005-2013)

Marquail D. Johnson was 8 years old and had autism. He is from Peoria, Illinois. He was pronounced dead on August 15, 2013, after he went missing and was found suffocated inside an older style refrigerator that was outside in a yard near his home. It was the kind of refrigerator that when left out is supposed to have the door or latch removed for safety, because once closed it can not be opened from the inside. His parents are Michael and Shinta Johnson.

Links about Marquail D. Johnson: 
Blogs: Autistic Lives Lost to Wandering
          Obituary: Legacy Obituary for Marquail Johnson

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Anthony Kuznia

Anthony Kuznia (2002-2013)

Anthony Kuznia was 11 years old and had autism. He is from East Grand Forks, Minnesota. Anthony went missing from his home on August 7, 2013, and after an intensive search was found in the Red River near his Grandmother's home on August 8, 2013. Anthony's father is Barry Kuznia of Stephen, Minnesota and his mother is Jennifer Bartz of Grand Forks. He also is survived by two sisters, Sophia Margaret and Elizabeth Rae. At the time of his death Anthony had been living with his Grandmother Janet Luettjohann of East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

Tributes: Anthony Loved Life and Touched Many Lives
"Anthony completed fifth grade last spring at Phoenix Elementary School and was currently enrolled in summer school at New Heights Elementary School. Anthony loved life and touched many lives. He enjoyed his friends at S.M.I.L.E., Special Olympics, and Development Homes, Inc. (Source/Obituary)."
Links about Anthony Kuznia: 
Obituary: Grand Forks Herald Obituary; Amundson Funeral Home Obituary
Blogs: Autistic Lives Lost to Wandering