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Help Honor Rosenda's Memory and Spirit

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Help Us Honor Rosenda Smiley: A Bright Light Taken Too Soon
Dear Friends, Family, and Kind Strangers,
We are devastated to share that on May 25, 2024, our beloved Rosenda Smiley, a vibrant and loving 14-year-old girl, was tragically killed by a drunk driver. Rosenda was a beacon of light in our lives, full of dreams, laughter, and an unyielding spirit that touched everyone she met.
Rosenda was on the cusp of a bright future, known for her infectious smile and compassionate heart. She was a student, a loving daughter, a cherished sister, and a friend to many. Her sudden and senseless passing has left a void that can never be filled. She left us smiling, enjoying the sunshine, and experiencing a joyous weekend with her friends and her boyfriend before it was tragically cut short by a drunk driver.
As we navigate through this unimaginable pain, we are reaching out for your support to help cover the costs of Rosenda's funeral and memorial services. Additionally, we aim to create a donation fund in her name to honor her memory and continue her legacy of kindness and generosity to animals.
How Your Contribution Will Help:
Celebration of Life and Tree Memorial Expenses: Ensuring that Rosenda receives the beautiful and dignified farewell she deserves.
Donations to Animal Shelter: Contributing to a local animal shelter to provide care and support for animals in need, just as Rosenda would have wanted.

A Message from the Family:
Rosenda was the heart of our family. Her laughter, kindness, and zest for life were contagious. Losing her in such a tragic way is something we can hardly fathom. We want to honor her memory by sharing her light and sending her off to the earth just as she came, just as she would have wanted. Your support means everything to us during this difficult time.
Any contribution, no matter how small, will make a significant difference. If you are unable to donate, please consider sharing this campaign with your network. Your kindness and support will help us celebrate Rosenda’s life and ensure her spirit lives on.
Thank you for taking the time to read Rosenda’s story. Your generosity and compassion mean the world to us as we strive to find a way to move forward and keep her memory alive.

With heartfelt gratitude,
Crystal Collins



  • Sherley Keal
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  • Terence Lynch
    • $20 
    • 19 d
  • Sylvia Thornton
    • $5 
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  • Andrew Sharp
    • $100 
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  • Tim Petre
    • $300 
    • 1 mo


Crystal Horn Johnson
Rialto, CA

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