Gracen's Memorial Fund

Anyone that knows Vanessa, would then know that Gracen was her whole world.

Vanessa was a very dedicated mother to Gracen, and spent her time educating him beyond what his peers were learning. She even taught him sign language that he used to communicate before he even said words. She was very patient and loving with him, and this was felt when you saw Gracen with his mother.

Gracen's mother died on Feb. 23, at 11:23 pm. She was drivng in the car alone, when she died in a single car accident near Bentlyville, Pa.

The family would like Vanessa to go in peace, knowing that Gracen will be well taken care of. Two families will come together to help to raise him, with his father.

This fundraiser will raise money, to assist in getting proper care for him in his long journey without Vanessa. It is our hope that with our guidance and this fundraiser, we can help Gracen and his father start their new life.

 Please support him in her memory.

Checks can be mailed to: Susan Miller, 248 Allison Ave., Pitts., Pa. 15202

Make checks payable to: Susan Miller or Gracen Jace Gaertner

Donations of $95 will receive the signature neckalce that Vanessa made, while working with her Mom. This necklace will be automatically sent. Please use the reward level section area, when you submit your donation.


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