Joaquin Gauna End of life Expenses

Joaquin Gauna, my brother, was struck by a drunk driver while trying to repair his disabled car on the side of the freeway on November 5th. He was then run over by at least 1 other vehicle before being rushed to Harborview hospital. He fought a courageous fight for 3 weeks until he passed away on November 27th. We had the blessing of being able to speak life, hope, encouragement, and Gods goodness over my brother during his 3 week stay in the hospital. His life is a great example to me and our family of fighting on even when life is rough. During this difficult time my dad has led our entire family with an incredible faith and strength. He has reminded us of Gods goodness and faithfulness even when it appears as though all is lost. My dad prayed with a fervency and desperation that one can only pray when you are pleading to JESUS to save your son. Yet the entire time he told us all that God is good all the time, regardless of the outcome with my bro. "Even if Joaquin does not make it I will still praise and thank the Lord" is what my dad has continally said. My dad has been able to have this strength because he has tasted and seen the goodness of God over his life. The arraignment of the man who hit my brother on the freeway, and fled the scene leaving my brother to die on the road, was November 27th as well, within minutes of my brothers passing. Although we weren't able to attend the hearing, my dad asked me to find out when the visiting hours were so he could visit him in jail. He wanted to tell the man about Jesus to see if he can lead him to the Lord, and to tell him he forgives him.

I am asking for donations to help my dad take care of the various costs associated with burying his son. My dad was by my brothers side every day and I'd like him to not have to worry about any of the expenses facing him. In addition, if you could pray for peace over our family as we cope with the loss of Joaquin that would be appreciated.

God bless
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Organizer

Loren Downs 
Organizer
Lynnwood, WA
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