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Logan Gagnier Biography
Who was Logan Gagnier?
The Gagnier family of Eagle Mountain, Utah unexpectedly lost their nine-year-old son Logan last Friday after a fun night of playing with his cousin, eating his favorite junk food and FaceTiming with his older brother Ryan, who was Out of state. on a Latter-day Saint mission.
Logan, who went to bed apparently healthy, was found dead by his older sister Saturday morning in his bed from an unknown cause.
On Thursday night, the Gagnier family met the players on the BYU team Little Logan hoped to one day play for. His cousin, Tavita Gagnier, is a defensive back on the team who recently returned to practice after an injury.
Logan’s mom, Rebecca, told Fox 13 that this has been “one of the hardest weeks of our lives,” as she donned his new BYU T-shirt and hat.
“Just seeing so many people care and share the load just a little bit meant the world,” she told Fox 13.
He said it was “amazing” that his family came and watched practice, though he said he felt pressured to “do something” to show off.
The team chanted Logan’s name as they greeted the family and offered them personalized BYU caps, hats, ties and jerseys with his last name printed on the back. Logan’s older brother Ryan, who was out of state on a Latter-day Saint mission when his brother died, is seen smiling in the video as he wears a BYU cap and clutches the jersey in his hands. of the.
The nine-year-old, whose cause of death is still unknown, hoped to one day be a part of the team and is now being honored as a ‘True Blue Hero’, making him an honorary member of the team.
His uncle, JD Sheppard, also said that Logan would “turn on the top 100 BYU views on YouTube and watch them repeatedly.”
“Our whole family loves BYU football, but Logan loved it to the next level,” he said. Logan had also gone from flag football to tackle this year, which further motivated him to play for the varsity team.
Logan’s father, Garth, was also seen hugging the players, saying, “Even though it’s hard to lose him, I just know there’s a part of him here, and he would want that.” And that’s just special’
With that in mind, the team offered the family a special gift.
“I know it’s all about the family,” Tavita said as the team knelt around the family. “I know [Logan] was all about family.” Logan’s mother, Rebecca, held a photo of her son in her lap as the family received gifts and tried on his T-shirts.
“We know that Logan will be with us this fall,” Tavita continued. ‘So we wanted to give you some special tickets for our first home game.
Head coach Kalani Sitake, who recently renewed his contract with BYU, told DailyMail.com on Thursday morning that the team was “saddened” by Logan’s passing.
He was an apparently healthy boy who was “active” before his death. His family said they will remember him for his ability to bring joy to others.
“He was healthy and active, that’s what’s confusing and frustrating,” Garth told KSL-TV earlier this week. ‘He was such a personality in our family. He had so much left, I don’t know how we’re going to fill that gap.
“Logan had a lot to offer, because he treated people like they were people.”
Rebecca posted a heartbreaking tribute to her son on her Facebook page on Sunday, a day after learning she had died. ‘Your world can shatter in an instant… Our world will never be the same. Please pray that my husband and I know how to breathe. Pray for my son Ryan Gagnier, [who was] on a mission [and] who was Logan’s best friend. Please pray for my 15 and 13 year old sons and to process this tragedy.
Logan loved playing sports, especially soccer, and he was also on the Utah Junior Jazz basketball team, and he planned to attend a junior basketball game this weekend. The family said they would go in his honor.
‘This is my nephew who was tragically and suddenly taken while he was sleeping. As we search for answers as to why this tragedy happened, we are reminded of his great personality and the many, many times he worked so hard to make us all laugh,” his aunt, Camie Sheppard, wrote on the Facebook page. her.
The family set up a GoFundMe page to cover the costs of his funeral. You have raised $42,000 of your $50,000 goal.