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1 October 2003
2 October 2003
Gracianna Nicole Register
A memorial mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Church, 900 H St., Thursday, October 2, 2003, 10:00 a.m. for Gracianna Nicole Register.
Gracianna was born April 14, 2000, along with her twin sister, Kassandra to Mitchell and Stephanie (Fabbri) Register and went to be with the Lord on September 28, 2003.
Gracianna fought a long hard battle with a brain tumor. She taught everyone around her to never give up and keep fighting always. In her 3 short years she touched so many hearts and has left her hand print and love in everyones memories.
Gracianna is survived by her parents, Mitchell and Stephanie Register; twin sister, Kassandra; grandparents, Stephen and Sharon Fabbri, Jere and Nancy Register; great-grandmother, Laura Cone, Grace Fabbri and Irene Oster all of Bakersfield. Aunts and uncles, Melissa Bonner and Rodney Rappe of Bakersfield, Jacob Fabbri of Washington, DC, Pam Register of Laguna Niguel, and Richard and Cindi Register of Bakersfield. Cousins, Brianne and Michael Bonner and Elisha and Kerston Register all of Bakersfield.
We would like to thank all the staff at the Florence Wheeler Cancer Center, especially Dr. Dean Davis and Cindy Morlan; the staff at UCLA, especially Dr. Madikians, Dr. Moore, Dr. Lazareff and the PICU nurses; and the nurses at Memorial Hospital. Special thanks to Father Craig and everyone at St. Francis Church, and Kyle Ray with Hospice for all your help in these last few days. Your love and support for our family has been amazing, without you we would have never been able to make it through this very difficult journey.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her sisters name, Kassandra Register at Kern Schools Federal Credit Union or to the Florence Wheeler Cancer Center in Graciannas honor.
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