Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Where Aren't They Now: 4

Everyone who knew Jason would say the same thing: that he was happy. That despite the steel mill closing, despite the hard times and his family troubles, Jason was undeniably happy.

Throughout his life he maintained solid groups of friends and a string of healthy relationships that ended amicably. He was a solid student and the founder of his high school pep squad, the Up-Up-and-Aways. He was a joy to be around; one could not avoid being sucked in by his unrelenting optimism.

Unfortunately, by the time they discovered the blood clot, it was too late.

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