Just saying “Thank you” is not enough when it comes to the level and depth of gratitude that we wish to express to a community that seven years ago held us in their embrace of compassion as we, for ten months, held on to our daughter Casey LeGeyt. Casey passed away shortly after her thirteenth birthday, on August 13, 2005. She fought a very courageous battle with cancer. We are privileged to call the Town of Canton our home. This is a town that has shown us the true meaning of compassion and exemplifies the qualities of true Christian love of your neighbor.
The people that make up the school family that Casey loved so much recently had a rededication ceremony to replace the tree that was planted in her memory. The original tree was heavily damaged in the Oct., 2011 storm. A group of children at the Canton Intermediate School, upon learning the history of Casey and all that occurred during her illness and passing, decided that they wanted to raise money for a new tree to replace the damaged one. This was orchestrated by Mrs. Stella Richardson, a librarian at CIS, along with many others at CIS.
This undertaking was accomplished with the planting of a beautiful red maple, thereby assuring that Casey’s memory, supported by so much love from the community, will be ongoing.
The love and care that the Town of Canton has shown to our family is truly a statement of the quality of people that makes Canton a very special place to live!
We as a family are, and will continue to be, eternally grateful for this wonderful town that embodies such exceptional people of genuine spirit!
The LeGeyt Family