Obituary of Dawson John Deschaine | TheUnion.com

Obituary of Dawson John Deschaine

Dawson John Deschaine, 8, of Rough and Ready, CA earned his Angel wings on June 10, 2017 at 6:05 am in the arms of his parents and sister after a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Dawson loved to play Legos, play with his tractor, ride his bike, and ride his quad at Sand Mountain. He loved to watch Food Network, HGTV and Discovery channel. He loved the lake in summer and swimming in the pool with his sister and friends. His happy place will always be at Sand Mountain riding his quad or playing in the sand.

Dawson had a smile that would light up the darkest room. He truly made an impression on everyone that he met. Some might say Dawson lost his battle with cancer, but the reality is he beat it for the better part of 2 years. He didn't lose- he simply decided to become the Angel he was, forever at peace.

He is survived by his beloved parents Jason and Breanna, his loving sister Harlie and his grandparents John and Melody Deschaine, Sherri and Steve Fidler, Joe and Bobbie Blackwell, great grandparents George and Carol Wiser, uncles and aunts Tyler (Shauneen) Deschaine and Brent (Casey) Blackwell, cousins Bronson and Willow, great uncles and aunts, many other family members and all of Awesome Dawson friends.

A Celebration of life will be held at Western Gateway Park, Penn Valley, CA on Sunday July 2nd at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, Please consider a donation to the BeadsofCourage.org program, in comments write "Dawson". His legacy is to get the program started in the two hospitals he was cared for at.

We remind others that his life is one to be celebrated. "Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it Happened." -Dr. Seuss. Although we will miss him every day, he will forever remain in our hearts.

Arrangements are under the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.