After a courageous battle with leukemia, Hayden Foulon has passed away.
She was seven-years-old.
“After an incredibly brave nearly six year battle with leukemia, we are broken-hearted to share that our sweet Hayden passed away last night,” Hayden’s family posted on social media on Monday.
“Words aren’t big enough to describe the impact this incredible girl had on this world or how hard she fought to stay here, right to the very end. No one dreamed bigger, laughed louder or loved life more than her and we know she touched the lives of many of you during her journey.”
Hayden’s family added: “Thank you for every well wish, big hug, thoughtful gift or love-filled prayer this community sent her (and us) over the course of her journey – we’re so grateful for every moment we had with her and know you all loved her like we did.”
Hayden’s family said plans for “a celebration of her epic, love-filled life” are being finalized and will be shared here, once they are finalized.
“In the meantime, please take time today to hug those closest to you and think a warm thought of our girl – she was the best in the world and we were so lucky for every second we had with her,” Hayden’s family said.
“With brave wings, she finally flies.”
As many of Hayden’s family is from and lives in Wallaceburg, a park bench was unveiled in honour of Hayden earlier this year.
See the story and photos, here.
We’ll share more details as they become available.