Gavin Buchanan, age 8

Lost to gun violence on September 13, 2015 in Greenwood, California.

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  • Nickname:
    5 Gav-Gav
    4 Popeye
    4 BamBam
    3 Bubbie
    1 Punkin Boy
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    3 All boy
    4 💖 handsome
    4 old soul, loving, gentle giant, adventurous, mischeivious, generous, imginative
    3 very 'Soulfull' just a lump of sugar. loved all things Boys! Dirt, Dogs
    1 Always called people "Dude"
    5 Donated his allowance to help purchase bulletproof vests for LE K9s
    3 didn't know him but I'm so sorry
  • Occupation:
    3 Being a Little Boy
  • Workplace:
    2 The World
  • Schools attended:
    2 Joe Henderson Elementary
  • Comments:
    4 auntie Rachel Misses you, you were taken way too soon and I miss you every day!
    2 I love you Gav
    2 Dear Angel in Heaven
    1 ❤️
    4 what a beautiful child😔
    3 Namma misses you with every breath I take now and until I take my last
    1 Happy Birthday Gav Gav
    2 your Granddad misses and loves you, boy.
    3 ö gavin, were supporting your dreams of protecting K9 officers. @GBMF❣
    3 . 😟 im so Sorry

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