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We will love and remember you forever, Twinkles. You are, with us always.

Ezri Jadzia Galdiano was born at Plano Medical Center, Plano, Collin County, Texas on Thursday, 29 December 2004 to George Gilbert "Hardy" Galdiano and Kimberly Annette (Cooper) Galdiano. Born 4 days after after Christmas, she was the best Christmas present her daddy ever received.

Even though Ezri was born 4 weeks early, she was 19.5 inches long, weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was beautiful, perfect, and healthy in every way.

At about 9:10 AM on Wednesday, 16 November 2005,  Ezri suffered severe head trauma from falling down the stairs in her caregiver's home. 

A Care-Flite flew Ezri to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Despite an army of physicians' best efforts, Ezri returned to heaven at 10:58 AM. She was only 10.5 months old.

Ezri never had the chance to experience her first Thanksgiving, Christmas, or birthday party. But she did experience immeasurable love and adoration from her parents, big sister Amilia, her church family, and the babysitter and her family.

Visitation was held on Friday, 18 November 2005 at Turrintine-Jackson-Morrow funeral home. The funeral service was held at the same location the next day with Dr. Prentice Meador, Senior Minister of Prestoncrest Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas, officiating. John Scott Davis, Children's Minister, led singing for the standing room only crowd.

Ezri was interred in the "Baby Land" area of Ridgeview Memorial Park, in Allen, Collin County, Texas, next to the funeral home.

Ezri had brown hair, and her "Dada" nicknamed her "Twinkles" because her beautiful hazel eyes always sparkled, and she was his sun, moon, and stars.

Ezri's second tooth had just come through a few days earlier while the family was vacationing in Las Vegas.

Ezri loved to eat and especially loved vanilla ice cream. Her first word was "Dada," and she was just learning "Mama." She was also learning to blow kisses and blew her daddy a kiss as he was leaving for work the morning she died.

Mommy, Daddy, and older sister Amilia, deeply love and miss Ezri. They will grieve and remember her for the rest of their lives. George and Kim are sure that Ezri adores her baby brother, Gideon, whom she never had the chance to meet on earth.

Ezri is also survived by Maw-Maws and Paw-Paws Barbara Jean (Hamil) Cooper Condron and her husband Jim; OJ "Jack" Cooper; Gilbert and Mary Galdiano; Great-Maw-Maws Amelia Gomez Galdiano and Vivian Truesdale Hamil; and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives, all whom adored her.

She was preceded in death by two great grandfathers, Gaspar Galdiano and CM Hamil.
Tributes and Condolences
Poem: Bury Me With Daises   / George Galdiano (Father)
Red golden Autumn leaves
Frolic and dance to earth.
Unseen, the winter breeze
Plays music for their mirth.

Children in coats and scarves
Play games like chase, and run.
Their undiminished cheer
Warms wi...  Continue >>
Imagine  / Dana Leach (Friend)
Thank you, George and Kim for keeping Ezri's memory alive for us. I imagine that she would be quick with the jokes and always willing to help.
How I Love You   / Ezri's Daddy (Daddy)
Ezri, 11 years ago, my heart and soul were crushed when you left this earth. The pain has never gone away and neither has my love for you. I love you as much now and I did the day you were born. I miss you everyday. How I wish I could hold you one...  Continue >>
remembering sweet Ezri   / Jill Firestone (friend)
How could I forget your precious Ezri! She was a shining light in this world and will always be in all of our hearts! As I've said before, I picture our daughter Kari holding your Ezri and playing with her in Heaven...dancing all around Heaven, sin...  Continue >>
How darling your precious Angel is...   / Debi Collins (A grieving Mom passing by )
George,I was just passing by after checking the posts on our forum. Ezri absolutely grabbed my heart strings and tugged on them tightly.  What a beautiful, beautiful little girl. I know that your heart is broken and that her absence leaves a voi...  Continue >>
Poem: Has it Really Been?  / George Galdiano (Father)    Read >>
On Ezri's first anniversary with Jesus  / Jane Eisele (forum friend )    Read >>
Poem: Am I Strong?  / George Galdiano (Father)    Read >>
Poem: What's the Sound?  / George Galdiano (Father)    Read >>
love to you  / Cynthia Cedeno (friend of the family )    Read >>
This child has captured my heart and invades my thoughts  / Pam Crutchfield (a friend she never got to meet )    Read >>
~SWEET ANGEL BABY~  / ~PEBBLES~ (PASSER BY... )    Read >>
I am so sorry!  / Allyson Council (passerby)    Read >>
passerby / Passerby     Read >>
Bless you  / Tammy     Read >>
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Her legacy
Helping Bereaved Parents  

In Ezri's honor, her father, George G. Galdiano, wrote a document for those wishing to help bereaved families entitled, "Helping Bereaved Parents." 

It contains many suggestions about funeral planning, gift ideas, things to do, things to say (and not say), helping children grieve, recommended books, poems, songs, essays, internet resources, quotations, Bible verses,  and other useful information.

Anyone is welcome to reference, print, or distribute this document in support of bereaved families.

http://www.galdiano.net/documents/HelpingBereavedParents.pdf

Ezri's Family  

Meet Ezri's baby brother and big sister at the Galdiano family website, http://www.galdiano.net or http://www.galdiano.org.

See Galdiano family photos at http://galdiano.zenfolio.com.

 
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