Connor is a sensitive and energetic six-year-old who loves imaginative play and wearing costumes, especially all things police officer related! He also loves pugs and all animals.
In June of 2022, after several weeks of bad headaches and vomiting, Connor’s parents took him to the emergency room. A CT scan revealed a large tumor in his brain.
An ambulance took him to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, where Connor was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer.
Four days later Connor underwent an eight-hour brain surgery to remove the tumor. Afterward, he had some difficulty walking but he has worked hard to overcome this with physical therapy.
The next phase of his treatment involved six weeks of proton beam radiation at Seattle Children’s Hospital along with a weekly dose of chemotherapy.
Connor will start a yearlong phase of chemotherapy in the fall and Doctors will monitor his progress closely. His journey has just begun as he fights this battle. He is resilient, an incredible warrior, and a quiet leader.
Connor will be adopted as a Sparrow to South Salem High School. Students will work hard to love and support him and raise money for Connor through sponsored community service and fundraising for medical and daily expenses.