Making cents out of the senselessness
SPANISH FORK – Levi Sampson died a week before his third birthday, but he will live through the example of his family and the donations that keep pouring in on his behalf.
Levi dashed out of his house and chased after his mom on July 19. She had told him to stay inside – it was pouring down rain – while she went to get the baby, being cared for by a friend, but as sometimes happens with preschoolers, he didn’t listen.
The young roadster jumped on his low-rider bike and energetically raced down the street to catch up, just as a neighbor backed out of her driveway. Both boy and driver went to the hospital. She was distraught, according to a televised news report. Levi didn’t recover.
“Levi lived a lifetime in his short 3 years,” according to his obituary. “There wasn’t a stone left unturned, a ball not thrown or a stick unused. He came into this life running and continued running all the way to heaven.
“His bright twinkly blue eyes and broad smile endeared him to all who