Debbie's Memorial

Debbie was special to a lot of people.  She made a difference in people's lives.  Please help us remember her. 

Debbie passed away Wednesday morning after battling necrotizing faciitis, a terrible infection from a cut on her leg.  It spread throughout her entire body very, very quickly.  It was amazing how strong she was in fighting before she succumbed to the illness.
Debbie's surviving family have decided to buy a plantable urn for Debbie's ashes.  We also plan to incorporate Jessica's ashes (Debbie's daughter that passed away almost 4 years ago, for those that don't know).  A beautiful tree will grow from the ashes. 

Also, Christian (Debbie's 18 year old son) will be in need of clothing and food for a little while.   Any proceeds that do not go directly to the memorial (if there are any left over) will go to shaping Christian's future.  He is unable to live in the house Debbie and he were living in.  So, he needs money for identfication cards, other documentation, classes for his GED/diploma and transportation (at least gas or public transit). 

I am Debbie's sister, Nikki.   I don't live in Daytona, so many of you may not know me, but I was at Debbie's side in the hospital.  I know that someone else planned on making a gofundme account, but I am the one helping Christian make plans and he will be living with me (if he choses to).  This means a lot to us.  Debbie was certainly a special person to many.  Thank you so much in advance...without you we would not have  the funds to honor Debbie in the way we plan to. 

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

**I changed the amount because I didn't think we'd get a thousand, let alone all the support we have gotten.  I'm so thankful, but we really need as much help as we can get.  Just got hit with another $300 fee today, after another $150 yesterday...there's just more and more everytime I turn around.  <3  Thank you everyone, so so much. <3
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Nikki Rae Gowing 
Cape Coral, FL
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