Breigh Gallagher

 

Age: 11

 

Summary: bone marrow transplant patient who helped to organize several fund-raising events, including an upcoming bike-a-thon, to benefit her battle with panscleroptic morphea, a rare autoimmune skin disease, in which friends also organized a bake sale and raised $4,000 this past summer, and who received a personal phone call from the popular boy band The Jonas Brothers while she was hospitalized at the onset of her debilitating illness.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from panscleroptic morphea

 

Born: May 30, 1998

 

Died: September 22, 2009

 

Location: Durham, North Carolina