Support for Jared Bastion's family...

We share with deep sadness that on August 10th, Jared was traveling in Scotland with his mom and sister when a truck hit their car. Jared and his mom, Mary Lou (pictured above) passed away. His sister, Katie was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition and sadly also passed away on August 13th.

Jared was a devoted father who loved his boys. He was a true friend to many with a kind, generous heart and gentle spirit. He also had a love for music, mushroom hunting, 
and fine cuisine. Jared had a lot more life to live and was taken from us far too soon. While all who loved him will feel this significant and profound loss, we hope that this will help ease some of the financial burdens so that his boys and their mother can focus on grieving and healing during this challenging time. 

There is also a GoFundMe set up to support Katie’s family (“Supporting the Strong Family”).  Please contribute if you can. 

Last picture of Jared and Katie together the Isle of Sky:

Mary Lou, Brian, Katie and Jared:

Jared and his boys:

  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • STEPHANIE Wallach 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Philip Quarnstrom 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 2 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Natalie Bratcher-Petersen 
Glenview, IL
Matthew Gardner 

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