On Christmas Day, YouTube star Brittani Boren Leach laid her youngest son, 3-month-old Crew, down for a nap.
Sadly, when Leach went to check on her son, she found him unconscious. Crew never woke up. Despite doctors’ best efforts, the 3-month-old passed away on December 30, 2019.
Leach and her husband Jeff made the decision to donate Crew’s organs to those in need. At the time, the mom wrote on Instagram that his donated organs will save three or four lives. And while the pain of losing her son is indescribable, she added that “one day we hope we to meet the little lives that he has saved.”
Brittani Boren Leach’s Late Son’s Organs Saves Two Lives
The exact cause of Crew’s death has not been revealed. However, on Instagram, Leach revealed that their son has saved the lives of two children.
Leach began, “I never got around to posting my maternity pictures with Crew because, by the time I got them back, he had already made his VERY fast and furious entrance to the world. I almost didn’t take maternity pictures because I was just so ‘busy’.”
She continued, “I’m glad I did because little did I know, he would spend more time in my belly than he did out. And while he was here he wanted to be with his Mama as much as possible. Now I know why”:
“We got the bittersweet call a few days ago, that his liver saved the life of a 1-year-old boy, and his heart saved the life of a 7-month-old boy. He would be 4 months old today, and every fiber of my being misses him every single second of the day.
Leach concluded, “But I have peace knowing that he was THE miracle that another family prayed for, and we pray that we are able to meet these precious boys one day. In three short months, he has touched and changed more lives than most in their lifetime, and despite the pain, I’m so proud God chose me to be his mother.”
On January 9, the Leach family laid crew to rest. The mom shared a photo of the tiny casket holding her baby boy, which they draped with a blue cape that had a “C” embroidered on it.
“We laid a tiny blue cape with a ‘C’ on it over his casket to celebrate our little Hero Crew. It was Jeff’s idea and I loved it.”
Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Leach family during this difficult time.
Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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