Lane Goodwin touched hundreds of thousands of lives in his short time with us. His courageous battle with the monster that is cancer will never be forgotten and his light will shine on forever.

After his passing, his family released this statement:

October 22, 2012, Beech Grove, KY

“The past few days have been an amazing celebration and remembrance of Lane as family, friends and Team Lane members travelled from far distances to express their sympathy and show their support. Thank you to everyone who has prayed with us, cried with us and laughed with us as we have shared our memories.

Thousands of people have told us of the impact Lane has made in their lives. His journey has changed the face of childhood cancer and we are confident that the awareness the Thumbs Up movement has created will lead to a cure.

We miss Lane, and our lives will never be the same without him. Now and in the days ahead we find comfort in our faith and our belief that one day we will be reunited with our sweet Lane. Please continue to keep our family in your thoughts and prayers.”