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Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Foundation NewsLine |

Three More Lives Lost to Niemann-Pick Disease

We are deeply saddened to pass along news of three more recent deaths due to Niemann-Pick Disease.

Stephanie Francis Lawrence (above, left), age 24, of London, Ontario, Canada, passed away on October 9, due to the effects of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC). Mia Walts (above, center), passed away October 29, due to Niemann-Pick Disease Type A (NPA). And Gavin Lopez (above, right), age 7, of Little Elm, Texas, passed away October 30, due to NPC.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of these young people at this very difficult time.

For more information visit the National Niemann-Pick Disease Web site’s NewsLine page.