Layton Ridgedell, age 18

Lost to gun violence on June 3, 2022 in Westerville, Ohio.

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    2 LayLay
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  • Schools attended:
    2 beechcroft high school
    1 briggs high school
    6 Cornerstone Academy
    14 Art College Preparatory Academy
  • Comments:
    6 He was a very funny guy and made a lot of people smile <3
    5 Funniest guy i knew when i first started working
    4 never knew him well but he always made everyone happy around him, rest easy man
    2 he was really funny and made the school so much better <3
    3 Very sweet kid… With personality that the light up a room. He will truly be missed
    3 Layton could make u smile on ur worst day
    1 Always so fun to be around, never a dull moment. Man will he be missed
    1 he was a very good kid and always made me smile<3
    1 He was an amazing friend and I felt like I could talk to him about anything
    1 Miss you forever. Fly high

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