Kelly Vannoni, right, and her sister, Margaret Nowlin, are photographed on Thursday holding a picture of Vannoni's 9-year-old son, Leo, who died on Feb. 15, 2014 after a tough two-year battle with leukemia. Today -- following through on a promise she made to the boy to do great things in his name -- Nowlin has created a fundraiser -- Leo's Legacy 5K Family Fun Day -- to give back to the community that did so much to help her nephew during his illness. The fundraiser is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at Oscar J. Frazier Park in Bluffton.
Kelly Vannoni, right, and her sister, Margaret Nowlin, are photographed on Thursday holding a picture of Vannoni's 9-year-old son, Leo, who died on Feb. 15, 2014 after a tough two-year battle with leukemia. Today -- following through on a promise she made to the boy to do great things in his name -- Nowlin has created a fundraiser -- Leo's Legacy 5K Family Fun Day -- to give back to the community that did so much to help her nephew during his illness. The fundraiser is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at Oscar J. Frazier Park in Bluffton. Jay Karr
Kelly Vannoni, right, and her sister, Margaret Nowlin, are photographed on Thursday holding a picture of Vannoni's 9-year-old son, Leo, who died on Feb. 15, 2014 after a tough two-year battle with leukemia. Today -- following through on a promise she made to the boy to do great things in his name -- Nowlin has created a fundraiser -- Leo's Legacy 5K Family Fun Day -- to give back to the community that did so much to help her nephew during his illness. The fundraiser is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at Oscar J. Frazier Park in Bluffton. Jay Karr

After leukemia takes life of Bluffton boy, aunt ensures Leo's legacy lives on

March 26, 2015 06:19 PM

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