Birthday Tragedy

On February 26 Josh and Hayat Price took their son Gavin and two babe brothers on a family birthday ski trip to Idaho.

Two hours from the Idaho border, they were caught in a snow storm and lost control of there Isuzu Jeep, which rolled multiple times.

Unfortunately Gavin did not survive the accident and lost his life two days into his twelfth birthday.
Gavin was a star soccer player and was a smart kid ahead of his time.

Friends of the family have set up a memorial fund to help pay for burial expenses. You can donate at any Washington Mutual. The memorial is under Gavin Price. You can call 360-830-4118 for more info.

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allan says ... on Sunday, Mar 1 at 3:57 PM

Life is weaker than death, and death is weaker than love. Khalil Gibran There is no death, only a change of worlds. Duwamish

Sakura says ... on Sunday, Mar 1 at 5:19 PM

It was a sad story esspecialy hearing it from Casey price

Nancy Stoll says ... on Sunday, Mar 1 at 10:05 PM

Our soccer team played his team last week. Although we don't know you personally, our hearts go out to you and we are all so saddened by this news. This is unimaginable to any parent. The Stoll family Evergreen U12 team

Jay says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:47 AM

Heartbreaking! My thoughts are with the family

Susan Weins says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 10:07 AM

Gavin was a dear, sweet boy. Turner and he were in almost every class together through elementary. We all will miss his wonderful smile and excitement for life. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Elizabeth Acton says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 11:42 AM

Our whole school grieves for Gavin. He was a delight to know and to teach. He filled our halls and hearts with his smile and laugh. We miss him very much.

Dave, Shelley, Nathan, Tommy & Matthew Erbes says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 12:16 PM

Such a shock... Gavin was so much a part of our boys' Pearson Elementary school life. Even though we're now homeschooling and they rarely saw him, Gavin's name continued to come up frequently. He will be missed. We are praying for your family!

Teresa Shuey says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 1:03 PM

I knew Gavin when I worked at Pearson. I will always remember his beautiful smile and wonderful personality.

Kelli Roland says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 1:28 PM

Gavin was a great kid. He always had a smile for anyone he met. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with his family.

The Brooks Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 2:02 PM

Gavin and Alex went thru Pearson together. We remember him as a great soccer player and always so full of life. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with his family. Life is so Precious!

Henderson Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 2:56 PM

He was my grandson's best friend. He will be missed by all. So sorry for this tradegy.

melinda says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:07 PM

this person who is writing this must know a girl named ashley. Yes i know about this i feel so sorry for his family. I know that he was very close to ashley.

Bellis Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:12 PM

As a local family with a 12 year old, we feel so deeply for the family. Our thoughts are with you all.

Naatus Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:12 PM

You are in our prayers.....

turner weins says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:13 PM

Gav I wish you were still here. You were an awesome friend and put a smile on everyone you knew. I will always remember when the dance was and you were crazy havin' fun. Best Bud Turner.

Malinda Ryan says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:16 PM

Even though I don't know your family, my heart goes out to you all. We have a 12 and 13 year old.....life would be nothing without them. May god hold his hand over you and guide you in your time of loss. Smile and keep your head up.....for Gavin.

Jane Teller says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:22 PM

Gavin was such a beautiful boy and so full of energy! He got more life out of his time than most of us ever hope to. He was so proud of his little brothers, too. My heart is broken and grieves for Hayat and Josh and those sweet babies. God Bless.

Spencer Adamen says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:42 PM

He was a great funny friend i know because he was in 2 of my classes. he was and awesome guy and really funny. i will miss him very much. Bye Gavin you were a great person.

Andrew Hecker says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 4:53 PM

U were a really good friend u always found a way to make me happy. U always got hapy up with pah-tah-ohs, girls and snails. I never got to see u play soccer but i bet u were really good and u could of taught me somthin.

Andrew Hecker says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 5:02 PM

I hope u r watchin over ur friends and family protecting us. U were a great friend. I will miss u alot

LaZelle Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 5:22 PM

You and your family are in our hearts. Let us know if we can help.

Sanchez/Duvallon Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 6:44 PM

Gavin was a friend of my son Mark Anthony. They went to PMS and Vinland together. Thursday my son and his friends came home from school, all of his friends cried and huged me and told me how much they miss him. They all have Gavin myspace tributes!

Mandy V. says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 6:59 PM

Gavin was awesome!1st grade to sixth! He could make anyone smile or laugh! I remember me and Makenna running into him at the drive-in movies with t.j. He will be missed very much! Rest in peace, Mandy

Garrett Walker says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 7:33 PM

We all love and miss u Gav-

Jillian <3's Gavin says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 7:35 PM

Dear Gavin, Even know you are gone know all of us will miss you! I am sorry I dont know you but i felt like i have for years. So rest in peace and i love you with all of my heart!Love always and forever even know you are not with us today, Jillian W.

Jade Northcutt says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 7:36 PM

I LOVE YOU GAVIN BUT YOUR IN A BETTER PLACE NOW! I WILL MISS YOU AND I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU! YOU ARE IN MY HEART NOW, FOREVER & ALWAYS <3.

Arianna Griffel says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 7:44 PM

Gavin was amazing and hilariouse....the whole school was reaaaaaaaallly depressed on friday when we got the news ..EVERYONE was crying...and people wore black 2 day to show respect 4 him....u will be missed gavin i <3 u...luv Arianna

Kyla B. says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 7:50 PM

we all miss and love you you will always have a place in our hearts Gavin

Shawn Patterson says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:08 PM

My daughter and Gavin went to school together. He will be deply missed. My thoughts and prayer are with the family.

Connor Chisick says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:08 PM

You were a great friend you were very cool and really good at soccer but you are in a better place now , I will miss you and will never forget how good you were on my soccer team

Aubrey M says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:27 PM

Gavin will be missed by everybody and remembered forever.

Isabel Quinton says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:42 PM

I will always remember you Gavin. You've always been like a brother to me. Love you lots! )-: Bye

Rebekah baugh says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:52 PM

Gavin will always be in our memories and we will never forget him we love you we will miss you.

Janese Coleman (Conrad's Mom) says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 8:58 PM

To Gavin's parents: Conrad speaks very highly of Gavin. Words cannot express the deep sadness we feel at the tragic loss of your son. May God comfort you and hold you in the palm of His hands.

Conrad Schauer says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:01 PM

Gavin was a good friend. I've known him since 1st grade and I will miss him.

Nicole Huff says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:01 PM

We will all miss you Gavin! You were very insperational to us all. You will be remembered, even from people who barley knew you, I think I speak for most of the 6th grade at PMS, You will be missed! RIP Gavin.

Anna H. says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:07 PM

I am sorry that I didn't know Gavin better. I wish I had. We were in the same PE class and he was very funny and a really fast runner. You will be missed.

Amanda Cheatham says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:15 PM

Our hearts go out to you Josh, Hayat and your family. A loss of this magnitude is unimaginable. From what I have heard, Gavin was an amazing kid and well liked by everyone. God bless you and let us know if there is anything we can do.

Keeley McKibben says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 9:18 PM

Gavin was a great person he was funny and very helpful he was nice to everyboby and was always happy when ever you saw him he had a smile on his face. I will miss you gavin and will never forget you and so will everyboby else!

Susan D and family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 10:19 PM

Our hearts goes out to you Gavin! May the good Lord showers you with unending blessing and take you under his care. A warm condolences to the bereaved family. May you all find peace and may God ease your pain forever.

RonF says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 10:28 PM

Gavin was a great kid, he always wanted to be the best at everything he did. My favorite memories were playing football with him and his cousins at my sisters house. We will miss you Gavin..

The Hayden Family says ... on Monday, Mar 2 at 11:26 PM

Our hearts are heavy today. Gavin will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew him. Bless you!

Zachary Whittaker says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 12:52 AM

Gavin was a friend anyone would be lucky to have. I have enjoyed many laughs and good times and most of all hanging out and having fun. My heart grieves for you and your family and I will always remember you and the good times. Your friend forever

Connor Blasberg says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 8:24 AM

Gavin you were a great friend. You always made me laugh and put a smile and everyones face. We had some great times together. I'll never forget you. God Bless you and your family!

Rachel Brown says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 8:44 AM

Gavin was the first baby born into our group of high school friends. He was the life of the party even at age 2! He will be greatly missed. My love and prayers go out to you, Josh, Hayat, Cari, and the whole Price family. I love you all.

forjudi2004 says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 9:13 AM

My prayers are with the family. I'm sure no words could take the pain and grief away. When the time is right reach out to others who have lost a child, they can guide you through the grief. Reach to God and he will comfort you.

Amber & Family says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 10:09 AM

Gavin will forever be in our hearts. He was such an intensely bright kid who was exceptionally smart and talented. We will miss the slumber parties and soccer games. You were an angel on earth and now an angel in heaven. God Bless the Price family.

Katie P says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 11:52 AM

My heart goes out to your family.

Casey Price says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 5:07 PM

Oh my god. I wish you were here to stay. But unfortunately, you can't be here to give me girlfriend advice anymore. I miss you soooo much From your "cousin" Casey Price

Jack the Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 8:18 PM

He won't be able to read this, but it's good to write down thoughts on him. Words can't express sorrow but... He was nice to anyone out there that he met, so even if there isn't anyone to pray to, then pray for Gavin to rest peacefully.

Annika Jeffery says ... on Tuesday, Mar 3 at 10:08 PM

Gavin: full of personality and joy. He had the ability to put a smile on everyone's face in my 1st and 2nd grade classroom and throughout his years at Pearson. May your memories fill your mind, warm your heart and lead you through. I wish you peace.

mollee <3 says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 3:56 PM

gavin i will miss you very much and just know that you have god looking out for you

budge says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 4:47 PM

Even though i bearly knew him.I hope hie rests in peace i miss you a ton gavin you will always be in my heart rember... god will looking out for you

aimee b says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 4:58 PM

i will miss you gavin you are in a better place and will be much happeir their rember RIP forever i have one of the best spots in my heart for gavin and nothing can change that miss you :((

in you heart says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 5:06 PM

everyone loves you so please dont forget that miss you lots!

Spencer Adamen says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 5:42 PM

Gavin please please come back i really miss u

Laura says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 6:29 PM

idk u much i was only a 4 th grader when i last saw you but i did here lots of things about you from my sis Katherine S. so i do wish you and UR family luckand hope

Maia Klingiel says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 6:52 PM

Gavin, you were my best friend, u always new how to cheer me up, i remember the times when u gave a little push in p.e u could run 7 laps when i had just done 1. ON Tuesday i was sick, u gave me ur first and last hug:) I will nvr forget you, love u

Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 6:54 PM

Im sorry i never had the time for you to hand me ur gift, i know u wanted me to have it, ur mom handed it to me in ur memorial, its beautiful, im never taking it off. I miss yyou and love you, and i want to see ur precious smile again love you Maia♥

The Harvey Family says ... on Wednesday, Mar 4 at 7:10 PM

Gavin, Alex misses you. I can still hear your laughing in my mind! I loved that you and Alex became friends this year. You were such a good friend and just a big ball of sunshine!

amanda says ... on Thursday, Mar 5 at 5:40 PM

i dont know u but from what ive read about u i wish i did know u.to your family: i know what its like to loose someone u love im so sorry

Casey Price says ... on Thursday, Mar 5 at 8:22 PM

Please Gavin come back! But even if you don't, we can still love you. "Love Never Fails" 1 Corinthians 13:8

The Bidlencik Family says ... on Friday, Mar 6 at 10:50 AM

Our love, thoughts, and prayers go out to the Price family. Gavin will be missed and thought about often. Love Mike, Kristen, and Chase

Richard and Marilyn May says ... on Friday, Mar 6 at 3:04 PM

Gavin was a close friend of our grandson Tyler. Tyler spoke at his funeral and we know this loss has touched him tremendously. Friendship is such a precious thing. We will be praying for the family as they grieve.

Anonymous says ... on Friday, Mar 6 at 5:09 PM

gavin you where so kind funny and all sorts of fun may you have a happy life RIP

@ll!$0n says ... on Saturday, Mar 7 at 5:00 PM

gavin u were a hilarious person i remember when u were always making people laugh and talking bout potatos u will be missed ;-@

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Mar 8 at 10:08 PM

Those whom we love and lose are no longer where they were before. They are now wherever we are. ~ St. John Chrysostom

The Draper Family says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 9:05 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Tyler thought highly of Gavin. They had a great time playing with the potatoe guns. He said that Gavin could always put a smile on your face no matter what kind of day you were having.

Sad says ... on Monday, Apr 13 at 7:05 AM

I will miss you gavin RIP

Sarah Miller says ... on Saturday, May 9 at 9:24 PM

Gavin i miss you so much! I wish you would have never went to Idaho! Every time I go on myspace and see your picture I cry I miss you so much its not even funny! Life is so different withought you! school is so boring withought you even thought I

Sarah Miller says ... on Saturday, May 9 at 9:25 PM

Just meet you this year I wish you would have never left I really really really really (so on) miss you!!!!

Connie Vargas says ... on Saturday, May 9 at 9:34 PM

Gavin every one misses you. its so hard to walk threw the hall way and not see you there. i never thought that one of my friends would die like yu did. friends like you come and go but you were/are the most funniest friend ever. you will b in our

Connie vargas says ... on Saturday, May 9 at 9:37 PM

you will be in our hearts forever we miss you we love you sooo much we'll blow you a kiss forever :) love you Gavin

Spencer Adamen says ... on Tuesday, Jun 16 at 4:32 PM

Goodbye buddy even though i didn't know you that well i will always remember you

alexus floyd says ... on Wednesday, Oct 28 at 11:12 AM

gavin we were bestfriends growing up in keyport. i remeber the memories of the marry go round, the pool.and all the times you and chace got into restleing matches. I heard about your death from my mom and the whole thing shocked me,i miss you.

alexus floyd says ... on Friday, Oct 30 at 1:20 PM

at this time i am sitting in science class,.missing you like usual. and showing one of my bestfriends your picture,..and hes making fun of me cause i spelt something wrong. just thought i would update you, i love you and miss you dear.u will be misse

Maia Klingiel says ... on Wednesday, Feb 3 at 6:29 PM

BabyBoy. nobody has forgotten you. and every part of everyday. theres somethign at school that reminds me off you. i love you forever & always. & you would of been in my P.e class again! remmeber how fun those were.? i love you gavin.

Courteney Best says ... on Saturday, Apr 17 at 9:02 PM

Gavin everyone still misses you<3 havin that flashback of the day of the accident makes me fall apart. Gettin all the FWDS i didnt wanna believe but when i walked by your locker seeing everyone crying it made me cry. I LOVE YOU and will never forget

maia klingiel says ... on Monday, Sep 6 at 11:32 PM

i miss you so much < / 3

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