Karisa Bugal: Our Angel

Karisa Bugal was the beloved Wife of Wes Bugal and the Mother of 2 children. Together they have a Daughter Mallory and a newborn baby named Declan. Karisa was tragically taken due to an Ambiotic Fluid Embolism while giving birth to Declan on November 4th, 2014. This is an extremely rare complication of child birth only seen in approx 1 of 80,000 births. Karisa was 34 years old and was set to celebrate her 8 year wedding anniversary on the 5th followed by her 35th Birthday on the 8th of November.

The medical staff informed Karisa of the Embolism and the immediate danger it would pose. She chose to have them perform an emergency C-section so Declan could be born sacrificing her own body and ultimately her life to save his. Karisa was concious of Declan being born just before the Doctors were forced to take her to the ICU. She simply asked "How big is he?"

Wes and the kids will try to move forward missing greatly the touch and presence of Karisa in their lives. The tasks at hand and the tasks yet to come can not be asked of any one person. Through the pain, anger, and heartache they will need to find their way through an endless maze of questions.

We write this story and set up this fund to try and help provide some of those answers before they are asked.

My name is Kendall Tinnes and I am a friend of the family. I am from Parker, Colorado. We can not thank you all enough for your generosity!! These funds are here to help Wes in anyway he needs during this overwhelming tragedy.

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Kendall Tinnes
Parker, CO

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