Shared by Mary Ann Walters on March 19, 2020
I first met Alison several years back and became a caregiver and a friend. I so treasure the fun we had together and the talks we shared. I knew she was not where she wanted to be but I tried to do things that were fun and helped her to make her life like every other girl her age. She loved when we took a ride to see the Christmas lights, our trips to Chipotle, listening to music , and beating me playing cards!  She so loved her family and talked often about them. Alison taught me that you don’t give up and I truly thank her family for sharing her with me. ❤️
Shared by Jaime Jackson on March 10, 2020
I met Alison when we were 12 years old because we were both reading the same book. She was the new kid at Sycamore Junior High and we had math class together. I noticed her book and asked her if she liked it and we became best friends almost immediately. (It was Many Waters by Madeleine L’engle)We  spent our teens and 20’s super close. I have so many fond memories of her doing funny teenager things... We liked to watch 80’s movies, listen to music and prank call people (these were the days before caller ID)!  We spent many days and nights together always having fun!  We didn’t stay as close during our adult lives but we kept in touch and I always had her in my heart.  So sad to hear of her passing. She was such a huge part of my life. 

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