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Alex

Date of Birth: 07/11/1991

Date of Death: 07/20/2013


  • Birthweight: 4 lbs. 5 oz.
  • Weight: 52 lbs.
  • Height: 4 ft. 10 in.
  • Limb Difference: no
  • Siblings: Bethany, age 26 Abigail, age 19
  • Living Arrangements: at home
  • Favorite Things: At the time of his death, Alex had transitioned into adult services. He enjoyed many volunteer and pre-vocational activities in the community. He rocked out to music and loved looking at his large collection of books.
  • Favorite Activities: Alex owned his own vending machine; he delivered mail at a local nursing home; he baked and packaged dog treats for a local groomer; he volunteered at an area library; he folded towels at his YMCA, where he swam.
  • Share & Learn: Despite his lack of words, Alex communicated well his needs and desires through his ipad, signs and gestures. His passing was unexpected following an out-patient procedure, which occurred the day before his death. No autopsy was performed, but cardiac arrest was suspected. Alex had a the heart defect of Tetralogy of Fallot, which had been repaired twice. He was cherished by his family, friends and community.
  • Keycode: 5432