Please Help Bring Reanna Home

On Friday September 4, our dear friend Ryan Holder lost his 18 year old daughter Reanna.  Ryan is an amazing person and an extremely hard worker.   He has been working for us, Precision Towing, for quite sometime.  Ryan’s sole mission for the last few years has been working to get his 2 children here with him in Canada. Finally on August 30th, Ryan’s daughter and 12 year old son Nathan arrived in Canada from Barbados to finalize their citizenship so they could live here with their dad.  They have been quarantining at our family property in Dunnville.  Since landing here in Canada, Reanna had been suffering with migraines. On the Friday early morning following their arrival Ryan called an ambulance for his daughter when he noticed she was having difficulty breathing, she was taken to the hospital. The doctors decided she was well enough to leave after a few hours deciding that it was probably related to her migraines.  Later that afternoon Reanna had a seizure. Ryan again called an ambulance while rushing her to the hospital.  The 911 dispatch advised Ryan to stop the car and put Reanna on her side on the ground.  By this time she was unconscious and had a very weak pulse. Paramedics arrived and took his daughter from there to the hospital. Once at the hospital they wouldn’t allow Ryan and his son in right away. When the doctors came to ask him to come inside to the quiet room it was to tell him his beautiful daughter had passed.

Dear Reader from Reanna's Uncle Terrence
Reanna was a selfless child with a kind spirit who constantly put others before herself. She always believed everyone deserved to be happy and that no one should suffer. Reanna would even give away her lunch money at school to others who she believed needed it more then she did and think absolutely nothing of it.

Since her sudden and unexpected passing we’ve had countless calls and visits giving first hand accounts about her manners, kindness and her generosity. We are eternally grateful and words cannot express how comforting they are at this time.

As a family we are absolutely devastated by Reanna’s passing and have just learned that there are many expenses involved with bringing her home from Canada where she was visiting her father Ryan whom she has not seen in 2 years. These expenses will make the struggle even more daunting for us as a family and as such we are asking for your assistance.

We need to raise $35,000 and are currently asking for donations to help cover the cost of Reanna’s final ride home and if possible funeral arrangements.

Please help us to bring Reanna home to Barbados where she belongs so her many friends and family may pay their final respects, honour her memory and say our tearful goodbyes. Please consider donating if you are able to do so. We are so very grateful for every single donation during this difficult time, no matter how small.

A note from Ryan
Live everyday like it is your last. Don’t take life for granted. Give thanks for life daily. Tell your children, family, friends and loved ones that you love them, as tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone. Many thanks in advance to whoever donates whatever they can to help in this heartbreaking time. Thank you very much

We are setting up this page to help with the costs of getting Ryan’s daughter home to Barbados along with Ryan and his son Nathan. This will also help with funeral costs once home and hopefully give Ryan some peace of mind while he takes some much needed time with his family there.

We appreciate any help you are able to give during this very emotional time.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 17 hrs
  • Lawrence Prendergast 
    • $20 
    • 20 hrs
  • Andrea Thomas-Murphy 
    • $25 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 2 d
  • Barbados Ex Police Barbados Ex Police  
    • $200 
    • 2 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tracy Tolstoshei 
Organizer
Hamilton, ON
Ryan Holder 
Beneficiary
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