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Honor Melissa James & Support the James Family

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On April 14th, 2024, 41-year old Melissa James unexpectedly passed away, leaving behind her husband and four young children. We are all devastated by this tragic loss.

Melissa was a beloved friend, sister, daughter, aunt, niece, cousin, wife, and mother. To those who knew her, and even those lucky enough to meet her just once, she was a light. She led with love and kindness every day, for every encounter. Words cannot adequately describe the immeasurable impact Melissa has had on all of us. We are exceptionally sad for her husband Shawn, and their kids Brooklyn, Brayden, Beckham, and Juni. Her sudden departure has left a void in their hearts that can never be filled.

As they navigate this new reality, we hope to support the family during this particularly difficult time. The money raised will go directly to her husband Shawn to help continue to support the family and to plan for their future.


  • Steven Schwartz
    • $500 
    • 16 d
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 17 d
  • Joanie And Donna Chambers-Knoess
    • $50 
    • 21 d
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 23 d
  • Danker Family
    • $200 
    • 28 d

Organizer and beneficiary

Becca Ward
North Salt Lake, UT
Shawn James

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