Indianapolis 5-year-old loses battle with brain cancer weeks after celebrating Halloween in June
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis 5-year-old known for her positive outlook on life and love of Halloween lost her battle with brain cancer on Tuesday.
Aurelia’s mother, Candace Gwaltney, told FOX59 that she passed peacefully at home surrounded by love.
Gwaltney said a celebration of life will be held in the coming weeks for all family and friends.
“The family would like to thank Aurelia’s doctors, nurses and support team at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital for the incredible care she received during her more than two-year battle with brain cancer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Baldrick’s Foundation or the Little Wish Foundation. Aurelia’s magic will live on in our hearts and actions. We hope all who know Aurelia’s story remember her magic and share it with others.”
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