Jayci Yaeger

 

 

Age: 10

 

Summary: terminal cancer patient who lived long enough for a visit from her incarceration father Jason Yaeger earlier in the week as he had been serving a 4-year sentence in a South Dakota federal prison on drug charges and whose family had pleaded with federal prison officials to allow her father to see her once more before she died, in which the prison warden had allowed him three earlier visits but denied requests for a longer furlough or an early transfer to a halfway house.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from brain cancer

 

Born: December 23, 1997

 

Died: March 28, 2008

 

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska