Help for Julie and Paul

Our friend and brother, Paul Fagnant succumbed at the age of 57 to liver failure on Sunday, May 21st, leaving behind his wife Julie.

Paul dedicated thirty years of his life to helping the public as a deputy with the Sheriff's Department of Bannock County, Idaho, and the last fifteen years of his life to his love, Julie Fagnant. He always had a smile and a friendly word for his fellow officers and for other emergency workers, and in most cases for the general public as well.

For years, Paul was the trainer and partner of Bannock County's first and most famous police dog, the beloved German shepherd Xavier.

I am creating this account on behalf of Julie, who is one of those hard-working emergency dispatchers who also has dedicated her life and put her heart on the line helping others, both emergency workers and people in need. But, like most such people, asking for help is not easy, and I have told her that is my job, and the job of thousands of other people out there who care.

Julie spends every working day answering the radio and answering phone calls from people in need, hearing the cries and anguish of the public, hearing the struggles of her officers and firefighters on the street, things she can only imagine because she is not out there. And often that is much harder, not being able to be out there to help.

Please help let Julie know how much she and her husband Paul are appreciated by giving what you can. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. And please share this GoFundMe account with any law enforcement agencies or fire departments you can think of. Julie is going to need all the help she can get.

Besides a 10,000 funeral, her medical bills for the past 2 months of Paul's sickness have so far added up to 15,000 dollars.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Kirby Jonas 
Pocatello, ID
Julie Fagnant 
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