Description of donor:
This Fund commemorates the life of Carleigh LeClair who was born and raised in Coquitlam. Carleigh attended Hillcrest Elementary School, Maillard Junior Secondary School and graduated from Centennial High School. When Carleigh was 16 years old she was diagnosed with Type 1 (Juvenile) diabetes. The disease had a devastating effect on every aspect of Carleigh’s life. She struggled with controlling her blood sugar levels and with the emotional trauma that came with never knowing how diabetes would affect her next. After almost 8 years of battling the disease she died in January 2008 just before her 24th birthday.