Aidan Andrews Young of Chatham

Aidan Andrews Young

Aidan Andrews Young

Aidan Andrews Young, 11, died peacefully at home with his family surrounding him, Monday, Jan. 11, after a prolonged fight with a rare, recurrent brain tumor. Aidan was born on June 29, 2004 and lived in Placencia, Belize and Chatham, Pa.  He is survived by his mother, Julia Gardner, his father, Carlton "Patu" Young (of Placencia, Belize), and his brother Damien Berry (of Santa Catalina, Panama) his grandparents Timothy and Nina Gardner, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of Aidan's life will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, 3:30 pm, at Upland Country Day School, 420 West Street Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Aidan Andrews Young Fund to support the Pediatric Advanced NeeDs Assessment (PANDA) and Care Team at Children's National Medical Center to honor Aidan's spirit of determination and the outstanding care provided by Debbie Lafond, Lauren Hancock and Eugene Hwang, who brought much healing comfort, meaning and joy to Aidan's life journey.  Checks may be made and sent to:

The AAY Fund of Children's Hospital ATTN: Dianne Wicklein, Children's Hospital Foundation, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 300 Silver Spring, MD 20910.  Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.  To share a memory with Aidan’s family, please visit

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