July 27, 2007

San Leandro Boy Loses Leukemia Battle

Harrison LeonardoHarrison Leonardo, a two-year-old San Leandro boy who had been battling leukemia, died on July 16, 2007, at Children's Hospital in Palo Alto.

Thousands of potential bone marrow donors were tested for a possible match for Harrison. For Harrison, this was very difficult because of his mix of Filipino and Caucasian parents.

A funeral mass was held Friday, July 27, 2007, at St. Monica's Church in San Francisco.

Harrison is survived by his parents O.J. and Stephanie and his brother Lucas.

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Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at July 27, 2007 10:44 PM | TrackBack
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