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Comment by Kenny

I would love to help I justed need some more information please and thank you. I need to know who you think killed your son ok so email me please my email is justed right there so email when you can.

Location: Sundre     Date: February 23, 2018

Comment by Stacey

Aaron, so I’m posting again because I can’t get you out of my mind, these last 3 weeks I think and dream about you. I miss you so much and my heart hurts for your family. I want this to be solved and I want everyone to know you need justice. Your life was taken too early, and it’s time that you and everyone can be at peace. This is now 15 years I would love to have a story on crime watch or crime daily or fifth estate to get the word out about what happened to you. So more tips or the murdered will be put away for taking your life. You had a sweet soul , a gentlemen an amazing smile.
Aaron your in my heart and on my mind..... 15 years you have almost been gone and I still see your smile in my dreams. I hope Justice comes soon:

My heart is with your family and you!! I’ll never forget your smile

Location: Calgary     Date: February 6, 2018

Comment by Stacey

Thought about you today I often come and check up on the web page your mother has made for you. I only knew you a short time a year or two, when we did hang your smile and laugh brighten a room: I hope you get justice soon, this is coming up on year 15.
Even though we knew each other a short time I’ll always remember your smile and your laugh.

Bless your family.

Location: Calgary     Date: January 23, 2018

Comment by Jennifer Kremenik


I remember a time when you would come over and my mom would babysit you and you would play with my little brother Devon. Just the other day I was looking through photo albums and there is so many pictures of the three of us playing in the backyard at dele's house and later on in junior high and high school hanging with Haig and Niles and will forever be missed.....I think and pray for you every single year that goes by without an are and will forever be missed beyond words!

Xoxoxo Jennifer, Kaytlin, Kenneth & Isabella

Location: Lethbridge Alberta     Date: September 9, 2017

Comment by Mom

...14 years since you were so brutally ripped from me 😢 ...14 years since I heard your voice, looked into your big brown eyes, saw your infectious smile and felt your awesome warm hugs!!! How is it that you were not to enjoy and live your life??? How can all those who watched you being killed stay silent for 14 years???? 💔😢 How is it you killers escape punishment for taking human lives?????
Missing you more than words can say my SONshine 😢💞✝️
...we are walking for you on the 9th my Aaron 💋💔

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2017

Comment by Mom

Today we would have celebrated your "32"nd Birthday... you have been gone so very long.. the pain I feel in my heart and soul gets deeper as the years tick by.. words cannot say how I miss you every second.. almost 14 years since you were so brutally ripped from us, yet your case remains unsolved and ALL witnesses stay SILENT!!!!
Sending all my Love,Hugs,Kisses and Tears from the bottom of my heart and soul, to Heaven my baby... missing you always until you are once again in my arms and I can look again into your sweet face!

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2017

Comment by CHARLES

Hello I ran across your link on Google and what caught my attention was the word Aaron and when I looked at the poem it was so beautiful my nephew who had been murdered two months ago it was horrific

It was broadcasted all over the country and his name was Aaron and I left a link that you can look at my sister's Facebook page and I edited the poem a little bit while I hope that doesn't offend anybody but I'm sure to make her happy


Location: NJ     Date: May 14, 2017

Comment by Remembering a Great Man

....13 years ago they chased me out of your hospital room, telling me visiting hours are over... I asked if I could stay the night... no coz you were 18 and not a child.. I layed with you up until 9 pm on August. 31, 2003.. you were real quiet looking at the small TV it seemed like you were already in another zone.. at 6:05 am September 1st Jesus took you Home.. for 15 horrific days you fought hard to stay with us my SONshine.. the knife that killed you did too much damage to your vital organs!

God saw you getting tired, the cure was not to be. He wrapped you in His loving arms and whispered "Come to Me". You suffered much in silence, your spirit did not bend. You faced your pain with courage until the very end. You tried so hard to stay with us; your fight was all in vain. God took you in His loving arms and freed you from your pain.
You did not deserve what you went through and so He gave you rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.

Missing you my Aaron more than ever !!!!!
~Your Mom forever~

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2016

Comment by Brittany Lamoureux

I came across your bright blue convertible today with "Aaron S" as your license plate and stickers saying "justice for Aaron Shoulders" on your bumper. I decided to search the name up and see what happened to him. I am so deeply sorry for your loss! Your love and devotion to your son is amazing to see and I applaud you for your time and dedication. My eyes are now open to your sons case and I wish you nothing but justice and at least some sense of hope and happiness. What a horrible tragedy to happen to such a young soul. RIP Aaron ❤️ Your mama loves you!
From: a complete stranger.

Location: Calgary     Date: August 22, 2016

Comment by Mom

Today you would be "31" my sweet Sonshine, yet in Heaven you will be eternally "18"... no words in any language can ever express how much I miss you... more with each passing moment, with every breath I take and step I take.. only the pain and tears can tell the true story.. today I will smile with you through my tears as you celebrate your Birthday in Heaven... sending you 31 BIG HUGS & KISSES my baby... your Ballons are on their way!!
All my LOVE to you my Aaron! your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2016

Comment by anette dinnendahl

Steffi, my sister, how you do it! Another walk for justice this year, this month (this time in the rain), and it touches me deeply every time. Your pain, the support others give you. I'm glad I can be there for you too. With hugs Anette

Location: calgary     Date: September 28, 2015

Comment by Mary Jane Smith

We stand with you. Truth and justice will prevail.

Location: Alberta     Date: September 5, 2015

Comment by Denis torraville

Just driving down 37 and saw your sign in the red car ...soo Sry about aaron's just stumps me on how many murders happen in calgary this year alone ...I just moved here about a year ago from newfoundland ...and I was amazed at how brutal this place is hopes is that these or the person responsible gets what they got comming to them ..and it amazes me out of all these people who were watching it happen that NO one has yet come forward with any information wow...anyways I just like to say that your site is awesome and I'm sure aaron would be so proud ..keep searching the truth always comes out..good luck ..and rip aaron.

Location: Calgary     Date: August 28, 2015

Comment by Christine Amos

Hi Aaron, I woke up this morning and I was thinking about you. I can't believe your 30!!!! I miss you, miss your glowing smile. I most of all miss our talks. You were so supportive of everything I chose to do as long as I was safe you'd say. Lol. I'm always safe just feeling lost. I wished heaven had a phone cause I know you'd awnser it. I hope you have a huge turn out this year. It breaks my heart too see that the crowd gets smaller very year. I k kw people haven't forgotten you. I'm just not sure why they can't take a few hours and walk and yell in your memory. The Lord knows how much frustration and madness that your gone. I love you my brother and until we meet again keep an eye out for me and the girls. Guide me down the right paths. Lol and if I mess up kick me right in the ass. Lol. Take care. Xox love you and miss you everyday. Xoxo

Location: Drumheller Alberta     Date: August 11, 2015

Comment by Mom

30 years ago today: Never will I forget that special day July 24th 1085 when you came into our world.. fast like a rocket.. for us to finally see your sweet face my SONshine. You showered my and your sisters life with powerful rays of sunshine and countless blessings.. your smile was infectious as it still is and always will be and your hugs were the best ever.. Sending you all my LOVE, HUGS and KISSES up to Heaven as you celebrate your Birthday.. here on earth you would be c...elebrating 30 years!! I'm longing to see you and be in your presence always my sweet Aaron... So today my SONshine let you sunny rays fill this evil world as we celebrate with you my baby! Missing all that you are, more than words can express.. tears for the pain I feel every day because your precious life was cut so short before your time... smiles because I love you eternally my Aaron!
Your Mom always and forever

Location: Calgary     Date: August 4, 2015

Comment by Michael Wolven

Keep fighting for Justice in this world Steff - really enjoyed spending time with you this past week and look forward to the next time we meet. I will add Michelle to your guestbook so you have her information as well. God Bless!!

Location: United States     Date: March 27, 2015

Comment by Steffi

Missing you my beloved SONshine more than ever.. there is no Christmas without you, only Jesus Birthday! Sending you ALL my LOVE, HUGS and Kisses to Heaven!! Christmas tears for you my baby your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: December 24, 2014

Comment by Dale Hird

So very sorry. Reading the account gave me such chills as my son was swarmed and murdered in Calgary last november by asians. I am still in the stunned phase. Regards

Location: Calgary     Date: September 8, 2014

Comment by Mom

My dearest beloved SONshine Aaron we are walking through the downtown core for you tomorrow to sound your message LOUD and CLEAR... beware Canada we are not going away until you make the changes we demand!!! Missing you more than words can say... tears

Location: Calgary     Date: September 6, 2014

Comment by Mom

My SONshine Aaron, God saw you getting tired, the cure was not to be.

He wrapped you in his loving arms, and whispered "come to me". You suffered much in silence, your spirit did not bend. You faced your pain with courage until the very end. You tried so hard to stay with us your fight was not in vain. God took you to his loving home and freed you from your pain. A golden heart stopped beating, two working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST!!! ONE DECADE and ONE YEAR has passed since you been gone my precious Aaron.. I would give anything to hear your sweet voice, feel you bear hugs and your Mom kisses one more time..... I won't BE QUIET like they want me too... I will continue to fight for you until the truth comes out about what REALLY happened that night.... I know you are watching! Missing you my baby painfully!!

July 24, 1985 - September 1, 2003, Until I see your sweet face again!!

Your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2014

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Hi Stef and Aaron, Although I cannot be there in person, I am there in spirit and heart for your walk for Justice for Aaron. Love You, Terrie & Joey

Location: Pennsylvania, USA     Date: August 29, 2014

Comment by Mom

3993 days have past since I last saw your beautiful face,hugged & kissed you my Beloved SONshine... tears... then you were brutally ripped from us... today we would have celebrated your 29th Birthday my sweet Aaron.. I will never forget the day you came into this world, sunny & hot and blue skies, a perfect day! What a sweet sight when the nurse laid you into my arms the first time and you looked at me with your warm big brown eyes... all the precious memories of you are forever etched in my broken Heart and Soul... missing you more with each passing moment.. loveing you always.. Your Mom forever!!! Happy Heavenly Birthday to you my Aaron.. until I see you again!

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2014

Comment by Jenn

First of all I would like to say I am so sincerely and deeply sorry for your loss. As the mother of a young child I can't imagine the grief you are going through.

My husband was killed this year. January 5, 2013. He was also stabbed only once by some guy who was trying to be a "tough guy". My husband was not a fighter. He tried to call the police and it took them half an hour to get to our house and by then it was too late to save my husband. I hope you hold another walk for justice because I will be there to support you and for my husband.

Once again, I'm so sorry for your loss. Please don't give up your fight! There needs to be better laws against knives and so that our families can get justice in these horrible situations.

All my love xo.

RIP Aaron, Matt, and any others who have been lost in such a tragic, horrible manner.

Location: Calgary     Date: November 25, 2013

Comment by Michele Crail

I know how u feel. I lost my father Ronald Gene Susan on 10-21-12 of cancer.

Location: Bloomington,Indiana     Date: September 30, 2013

Comment by Amy Renaud

I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. No one should have to go through what he and in turn you went through. I lost my daughter Emma to a disease but I feel your loss cuts deeper.
There are no heart hurts for you.

Location: Victoria BC     Date: September 9, 2013

Comment by Cassandra Stuppiello

RIP Aaron...I pray every day that there is justice and that the person(s) who ended your life, way too soon are brought to justice. Love and peace to all of your family and friends, especially your Mom, Steffi and sister, Chicoma.

Location: Richmond BC Canada     Date: September 6, 2013

Comment by Mom

I have read and also been told that "time" heals all, maybe it does for some things but NOT for "murder".. My precious SONshine today marks 10 years since you were so brutally ripped from us and I miss you more with each passing moment.. the pain has not lessened or become easier to bare through all those years.. you should be living and enjoying your life and celebrating your successes and following your dreams as other young men do.. yet your killers stole all from you and your family...STILL no JUSTICE for you!! Violence Kills but Silence Kills MORE!!!!
You are always in my thoughts and in my heart my baby. Love you always and forever until we meet again!

Location: Calgary     Date: September 2, 2013

Comment by Cindy Boyer

Dear Steffi,

I'm very sorry to read of the tragic loss of your beloved son Aaron, and I want to offer my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
Sincerely Yours,

Cindy Boyer

Location: Sinking Spring, PA     Date: September 2, 2013

Comment by Debi Baker

Aaron, ten years your mom has had to live on the road of grief. I know that you walk beside her every one of those day. You are very missed. Your mom is such a wonderful and kind woman. Forever in our hearts.

Location: United States     Date: September 1, 2013

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

My thoughts and prayers will be with you tomorrow and always Stef and Aaron, with our love,
Terrie & Joey <3<3<3

Location: Landale Pa     Date: August 31, 2013

Comment by Krysta

A day doesnt go by that I dont think of you Aaron, you were a beautiful soul that was taken too soon. Your loved beyond what words could ever express. Miss you so much <3

Location: Calgary     Date: August 30, 2013

Comment by Shanna

I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray God's peace for you and your family and hope that time has helped to ease your loss. What a beautiful tribute to your son's memory and thanks for sharing your story.

Location: Florida     Date: August 21, 2013

Comment by Lisa St Angelo

I just read Aaron's story. I looked this poem up on the internet after seeing it on a plack in a grocery store. LOVE THIS POEM! Just lost my brother. May God comfort you...Lisa

Location: East TN      Date: August 9, 2013

Comment by Mom

Sending you Birthday Love n Hugs n lots of kisses on your 28th Heavenly Birthday my SONshine Aaron... missing you like never before.. thinking of you always my baby.. Your Mom forever.

Location: Jamaica     Date: July 24, 2013

Comment by Crystal

Thinking of you today & always!!! Happy Birthday Angel....lots of love to you & your family!! send your momma some extra love today, Aaron. XOXO

Location: Calgary , AB     Date: July 24, 2013

Comment by Karen Mom to Angel Geoff

May God bless and comfort you on this birthday of your precious Angel Aaron. May you find a little peace this day.

Location: Navesink, NJ     Date: July 23, 2013

Comment by Aaron's Big Sis

Just stopped in to show sum love miss you more then words can say lil Brotha I'd give anything to hear 1/2 of your breath it's really hard living without you...

Location: Calgary      Date: January 23, 2013

Comment by Poochie

Well, I really didn't kno Aaron but I've met his mom and on our brief encounter I've come to kno her as a kind and nice person. I'm sure with u as his mom he was a wonderful and young man. May his soul rest in peace. <3

Location: Runaway Bay, Jamaica     Date: January 4, 2013

Comment by Mom

Christmas Hugs and Kisses and all my Love to you my Beloved SONshine Aaron... ten Christmases have passed since you were so violently ripped from me... I miss you more than ever and it hurts so very much to have to continue without you, Christmas tears for you my baby!! I can still see the sparkle in your beautiful eyes and hear the excitement in your voice from all the Christmases past... your Mom always & forever

Location: Calgary Airport     Date: December 25, 2012

Comment by Jean Domareski

My heart goes out to Aaron's family and friends. What a tragic loss. Kudos to his Mother. Your story tells so much about the amazing relationship you shared. One thing forsure, your son knew his value and knew he lived. Some ppl never know that. I will keep you in my prayers tonight. Hug.

Location: Calgary     Date: September 12, 2012

Comment by Mom

My Beloved Aaron,
Today was your 7th Annual Walk for Justice as you well know.. I am fighting harder this year than ever. I can't even believe you have been out of my arms reach for so very very long. Our "Walk" was powerful and the media was out in full force again. You would have loved the beautiful cop-bikes that escorted us through down town. Your sister sang beautiful from deep in her soul our Walk for Justice theme song "A Picture of You" your little girls all wore your superman shirts...
Baby I miss you more than words can say my sweet SONshine as today we had 27 degrees, as you would have been years old now and beautiful blue skies... all the balloons danced and sparkled so beautiful... All my love, hugs, and kisses!!

Location: Calgary     Date: September 9, 2012

Comment by Your Mom forever

My "SONshine" Aaron

God saw you getting tired,
The cure was not to be
He wrapped you in His loving Arms,
And whispered "Come to Me"
You suffered much in silence,
Your spirit did not bend
You faced your pain with courage,
Until the very end
You tried so hard to stay with us
Your fight was not in vain
God took you to His loving Home
And freed you from your pain
A golden heart stopped beating,
Two working hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us,

Missing you my baby... tears

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2012

Comment by Mom

To My Beloved Sonshine Aaron,

27 years ago at this time I was at St. Josephs Hospital in labour awaiting your beautiful face.. since you have been so brutally ripped from me almost 9 years ago, now once again I am waiting to see you again one day soon.. missing you ma baby every second that passes ~tears~ "Happy BIRTDAY in Heaven my SONSHINE" All my Love Hugs & Kisses from your Mom forever!!

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2012

Comment by Debi and Angel Cassandra

Happy Heavenly Birthday Aaron...I hope you send your mom lots of angel kisses.
Forever in our hearts.

Location: Honeoye, New York     Date: July 24, 2012

Comment by Melissa

I had the opportunity to speak to this young mans mother today for 2 hours. Steffi is by far one of the most influential, inspiring and brave woman Im sure Ill ever have the priviledge of speaking to. hearing Aaron's story, hearing Steffi's story and knowing that so much awareness is being brought to this world is incredible. To turn such a travesty into a opportunity to make a positive difference is incredible. Aaron was an incredible young man, and those who have had the blessing of meeting him will never forget him. This site is beautiful. Steffi..YOU are beautiful. I condone you, and as I stated during our phone call today I will carry our conversation with me for the rest of my life and share it with many others for years to come. You truly are an inspiration and your strength is admirable. Thank you for sharing your story with me. Your life has been far from easy, yet everyday you fight the good fight and pull thru another day.Your sons memory will forever live on. Positive vibes and peace to you and your family. I hope to hear youre on a beach in FL sooner than later finishing that book. Lots of love and best regards,

Melissa P =)

Location: Detroit, MI     Date: July 23, 2012

Comment by Tammy Love

Hi Aaron, just stopped by to read some articles your Mama has written, I truly wish all would read them, perhaps, just perhaps it would help this world have more instead of less. Your Mother loves you so much, as she does her whole family, please keep watching over her, as she has been such a support for me and so many. Say hi to my Ashleigh, as I am sure you two have met up in Heaven and are friends, as I am sure you would of been had you been given a chance to meet down here on earth. Your life taken way too soon, by cruel, heartless monsters, fly high dear one....until we all are together again

Location: USA     Date: June 27, 2012

Comment by barb

Just called to say I love you! God Bless you x God Bless Aaron, always in my heart xxxx

Location: United Kingdom     Date: June 21, 2012

Comment by Taylor Howard

I just lost my best friend Rodney. He was shot and killed. I was on the internet looking for a quote to write on a card because i was about to send him flowers.. i googled god only takes the best, and this site was the first site that popped up. i read your story, and i am so sorry for y'alls loss. Your son seemed like a great guy! it is true though, GOD ONLY TAKES THE BEST. Praying for your family!

Location: Texas     Date: June 18, 2012

Comment by julie mullins

my name is julie and i typed in i wish i wish upon a star something different to write to my daughter to keep her spirt hopefull at her time see she in in afghanistan fighting for our country and having a difficult time missing all of her family and friends i read your story and i wish i could give you a hug i am so sorry for your loss my heart broke into tears. i wish there was something i could say to ease the pain you must be going thru. i do believe in my heart he is watching you and he is up with the angels telling them all about what a great mother he has. I wish for you some peace and for you to know he is watching over you and his loved ones.

Julie Mullins
i was loving your poem

Location: colorado springs, co      Date: June 8, 2012

Comment by Jordan Matthews

Miss you always bro, everytime i am in the gym I know u are with me like back in the day. Love u always.

Location: calgary      Date: March 20, 2012

Comment by Anonymous

I pray for you, your family, all of the friends and families affected by the violence that has struck us. I pray that one day all whom have been affected by the murders in our city, come forth and call out to the guilty to come forth. seek the forgiveness of God, seeking justice, make all that right be right. I want the justice system of Calgary to stop at nothing until all of the murders, gruesome violence acts are solved once and for all. RIP All Of Our Calgarian Sons. May you all find justice. I am deeply saddened, my condolences go out to you Steffi.

Location: Calgary     Date: March 16, 2012

Comment by Bree Spaan

I'm very sorry for your loss. He looked like a great guy. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and Aaron.

Location: Leduc, AB     Date: March 11, 2012

Comment by Nick weal

Miss u tons bro u were a great man

Location: Calgary     Date: March 4, 2012

Comment by Mom

Missing you my SONshine this Chrismas... your chair at the table is empty... tears... I know you will be celebrating with JESUS in Heaven, for it is His Birthday. Your Mom always & forever!! Love you more today!!! HUGS & KISSES to you my Aaron.

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: December 24, 2011

Comment by Debbie Feinberg

Steffi, Sending you and angel Arron hugs this holiday. Debbie, and angel Jake

Location: GP     Date: December 23, 2011

Comment by Jasmine Robart

Hi there,

I actually saw your car driving today on deerfoot, and I noticed the website and came straight here as soon as I got home. I read Aaron's story and I just wanted to say I am so so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what it would feel like to lose your son. He is a beautiful person. Just wanted to write you a quick note to let you know I will be praying for you and your family and hope that things get easier day by day. I know it has been 8 years, but I still pray that you and your family continue to cope the best way you can.

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: December 5, 2011

Comment by Charlotte Neville

My dear GP friend, sending huggs and love to you and your son always..
Charlotte Forever Frankie's mom

Location: United States     Date: November 15, 2011

Comment by Anette

Thank you for inviting me to once again take part in your annual Walk for Justice. It feels right to be by your side and I am glad to support you that way.
It felt like it was another successful walk, on a sunny day, with so many people lining the streets. You’ve done great, and put so much work into this event.
A mother’s love for her child is amazing and so strong!
Thinking of you all the time!

Your sister Anette

Location: Calgary,AB     Date: November 8, 2011

Comment by Charlotte Neville

Steffi Aaron's Mom I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My son too was murdered by his own father 2 months ago this 9-11. I am beside myself everyday and feel only partly well when I am thinking of my son and talking about my son. My only first born son. I feel really blessed that you have reached out to the GP suport online group. I do not enjoy hearing how other die in violence but we have to expose and tell about the horror that face children. Even if the children are grown they are still our child forever.
Charlotte Forever Frankies mom

Location: United States Tennessee     Date: September 9, 2011

Comment by Laurie chapman

Steffi, just a note to say I think of Aaron and the family often,
I think of Aaron at the lake and always brings a smile to my face.

Location: Chestermere alberta     Date: September 8, 2011

Comment by Tissie "Avra's Mom"

Steffi, my friend. Always love to read Aaron's message and the message he and you are sending to the world. This path we walk has no words to explain. Know his memories will bring warmth and peace to you. Hugs.

Location: Houston, TX USA     Date: September 7, 2011

Comment by Your Mom

I can't believe it has been 8 years... eight years I have lived without you my SONshine... eight years since I last hugged you... eight years since I last kissed you my Aaron... tears, tears, tears! You will NEVER be Forgotten and ALWAYS be Loved!!!

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2011

Comment by Debi and Angel Cassandra

Happy Heavenly Birthday Aaron. You are forever in our hearts.

Date: September 1, 2011

Comment by Melanie (Brit's Mom - Forever and Always)

Oh how my heart breaks for you and your Aaron. How could so many people let this happen?! My sincerest sympathies to you and my cheers as well for all you are doing to make a difference. My Britney was killed in car accident on April 8th of this year by an irresponsible boy who died as well. I don't know what I would do if he were still walking this earth....that must be so difficult. I share your sorrow. A mother should never have to bury her baby. I am so sorry.

Location: Poland, Me     Date: August 18, 2011

Comment by you Mom forever

TEARS... LOVE YOU baby!!!

Location: Calgary     Date: August 18, 2011

Comment by charlotte neville

Your darling son AAron's murder brakes my heart. This world was a better place with him in it. My son Frankie was such a man also. Frankie was murdered for defending the innocent. I feel that Frankie is in a place where he is able to help others even more now than before. I think your son has his role too. Bless you and yours

Location: cordova,tennessee     Date: August 18, 2011

Comment by Mom

Eight years ago you went dancing... and never came home... the devil and his servants destroyed your body so brutally and shattered our lives here on earth... but they could NOT destroy your soul, for you gave it to Jesus my beloved Aaron... missing you my baby! Love you more and more each day until we are together again!

Location: Calgary     Date: August 17, 2011

Comment by Donna

Feeling the rumble of the oncoming train along with you Steffi....
We will always fight for justice alongside you. As our children's spirits do.

Location: Calgary      Date: August 9, 2011

Comment by Brittany

Hey Aaron just wanted to come and say happy belated birthday to ya, that i haven't stopped thinking about u, your in my heart and mind all the time and i wish everything was back to the way it was in school when u said hi to me and u brighted my day even when i was upset and didn't wanna talk or see anybody.
love and miss u like crazy

Location: Calgary     Date: July 29, 2011

Comment by Aaron's Mom

26 years ago on today, on July 24th at 10:32 AM, you came to light up my life... for 18 years you gave me so much joy and blessings my beloved SONshine... until 12 evil monsters ripped you from... now the black stormy clouds surround me each day... already 2903 days have past... those who know and saw what was done to you are still without conscience with their lips sealed and your BLOOD on their hands as your murderers... Violence KILLS! Silence KILLS more!!!! Still NO JUSTICE for you... Have a Blessed Birthday my baby in Heaven! Love & Tears... Hugs & Kisses.. your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2011

Comment by Jean, Derick's Mom

Thinking of you Aaron on what would have been your 26th birthday here on earth. Fly High Precious One, your journey has still just begun. Send sweet kisses to your mom with a warm summer breeze.

Location: Connecticut, Fairfield     Date: July 24, 2011

Comment by Debi and Angel Cassandra

Happy Heavenly Birthday Aaron...I know you are watching over your mom and I know how proud of her you must be.
Steffi~~Holding you close today as I do everyday...We love and miss you

Location: Honeoye, ny     Date: July 24, 2011

Comment by jenn_joy

I pray that justice will be served one day for this cruelity that people have committed. I pray that one day they will develop a conscience and come forward. I will continue to do your yearly walk for justice.

Location: calgary alberta      Date: June 26, 2011

Comment by Monika

He Steffi, it was so good to see you and your grand daughter this weekend and go through my cousin's clothing. I made the first post today. I though I would let you know. All the best,

Location: Saskatchewan     Date: June 20, 2011

Comment by Mom

My sweet baby, it's Mothers Day again.. and still you are gone.. 2826 days I have been missing you.. days filled with indescribable pain and despair.. and rivers of tears!!
I love you my SONshine!
Your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: May 8, 2011

Comment by kylee

i read your sons story and as i 14 year old girl that dont cry alot i bald when i seen this and i will pray for the family even though it was so long ago i no your family still gose through pain so you will always be in my thoughts

Location: ohio     Date: May 4, 2011

Comment by Linda Tharpe

God bless you and your family

Location: Florida     Date: April 27, 2011

Comment by Sharon Hall

So sorry for your loss. I noticed the poem you had used for Aaron. Prayers sent your way.

Location: Oregon     Date: February 9, 2011

Comment by Pat Parker (GP Mom)

Dear Steffi, Thank you for sharing this Beautiful Website you have created with all the love of your Sweet Mom Heart. My heart aches for you at the Loss of Your Sweet Son Aaron. I am sure that Aaron has become a Friend to my Sons, Brian and Tim and they to him in Heaven. Sending Hugs to You and Your Sweet Son Aaron ((((((((((Steffi & Aaron))))))))))) Love and Prayers, Pat, Mom of Brian and Tim in Heaven (with Your Sweet Boy Aaron) and Sean on Earth.

Location: Forest City, Pa.     Date: January 12, 2011

Comment by kari

i am so sorry for your loss i too have lost people to murderers first my grandparents then a good friend we are still waiting on them to try the killer in my grandparents murder he was on probation so they are letting him finish serveing out his time for breaking his probation before they even try him on their murders and my friend that was killed his killers were tried yesterday january 11th and out of the four involved in his murder one got 35 years and the other there got 10 years probation for brutaly murdering so i understand your grief and as far as i am concerned the justice sytems in texas and louisianna are corrupted and do not really provide true justice for these victims and their family and friends

Location: texas     Date: January 12, 2011

Comment by Christy

I've heard the poem "He only takes the best" so many times and never heard this story until I happened upon it while searching the internet. Thank you for sharing Aaron's story. I have a 14 year old son and I can only imagine what your family went through and it makes me more aware with my own son to cherish the time I have with him because you never know when it could be taken away for no reason....God Bless You and your family!

Location: Texas     Date: December 29, 2010

Comment by Robin Vickery

As a mother my heart goes out to u u and your family will always be in my thoughts and prayers daily what a wonderful young man this world lost I will pray that the 12 people who did this unspeakable crime to a fine young man be brought to justice and that that it only takes one person from that night to come forward and do the right thing may peace be with you all

Location: Brampton Ontario     Date: December 28, 2010

Comment by YOUR Mom forever

Christmas tears for my beloved Aaron... this 8th Christmas without you my SONshine missing you words cannot describe in any language... 2692 days since you were so brutally ripped from me!!!!!!!!!!!! STILL NO JUSTICE for my baby!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love you my baby ALWAYS

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: December 26, 2010

Comment by Jean, Derick's Mom

Merry Christmas Aaron, I know you and Derick are having a wonderful time celebrating one of heaven biggest celebrations. Just know that the two of you are deeply loved and missed.

Location: Connecticut     Date: December 25, 2010

Comment by Christine Amos

Hey Aaron; Its December 23rd and its 2 days till Christmas!!! I was just looking at some old pics and I started thinking about you!! Its been along time sice I have been able to say hey Big man!!! I really miss you!! I know your up there in your white palace like you deserve looking down at all of us!! I wish you were here and celebrating Christmas with all of us who love and miss you!!! I love you big man and Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!!! Have a drink for me cause I cant I have another bun in the oven!! I Love ya miss ya so much!! Be good and do what you do best (SHINE)!! Love you Forever and always Christine Amos!!

Location: Ogden     Date: December 23, 2010

Comment by Heidi Guerra

This Candle says I love you
to Sheldon Melerine

Location: St. Bernard , Louisiana     Date: December 21, 2010

Comment by Brittany

Just read your story, God Bless you..Will have you in my thoughts & prayers.

Location: Calgary     Date: December 2, 2010

Comment by jamie

Just read your story.. my heart goes out to you and your family.. RIP Aaron.<3

Location: nj     Date: December 1, 2010

Comment by bonnie daughter of elsie ernst

Your son is a beautiful angel, I am so sorry for your loss..You are in my thoughts and prayers and I hope justice is served for him..

Location: california     Date: November 30, 2010

Comment by Carol Ragsdale

Aaron sending you and mom my love thoughts and prayers always. Keeping you both forever in my heart.

Mothers bond by grief,

Love & Peace

Carol Matthew Mullis's Mom

Location: Atlanta GA     Date: November 13, 2010

Comment by Maureen Armstrong

Much better site than watching Law and Order Special Victims unit. I am hoping to be accepted into graduate school at some point with a focus on Victims of violent and non violent crimes. I too have been frustrated by a community and criminal justice system that has a very challenging time responding to crime with very little concern for family or victim of crime and more money and emphasis on how our community will respond to the perpetrator. For me a part of the tragedy in Aaron's story was fear of retaliation while laying in hospital in critical condition.

Please do not lose sight of the gifts Aaron has left you and certainly if I can assist in any way, I would be very pleased to do so.

Vernon, BC

Location: Vernon     Date: September 30, 2010

Comment by Lauretta Johnson

God bless you and your family. Such a sad story that happens all too often. Much love and prayers to you and yours always.

Location: Golden, B.C.     Date: September 23, 2010

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Dear Steffi,
this note comes after the walk, which, for the first time, I had to miss, and it comes after September 1. a very sad anniversary. I have been thinking of you nonetheless.
Hope you are doing alright. See you very soon. Your sister Anette

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: September 16, 2010

Comment by Dorinda A.

My heart & sympathy go out to you, Steffi & all of Aaron's friends & family members. My hope for you and all the people that loved Aaron is that one day at least one of the many cowards that have information that will lead to the arrest of the individuals responsible for taking your son's life so mercilessly & brutally comes forward and does the right thing, and that you are able to look his killers in the eyes & tell them how you feel in person. The Criminal Justice System has got to be renamed The Victim's Justice System, our system must change!!!

Location: Kananaskis, AB.     Date: September 16, 2010

Comment by Elissa Smith

Today, Sept. 9, 2010 I baked a cake for my daughter's birthday. I lit a candle for her. I decided I would no longer wonder how old she is. She is 30 and she will never get any older. Cara died Oct 30, 2006. My heart feels your pain and I just want you to know I heard you. Hugs Elissa Cara's Mom For Always

Location: Louisiana     Date: September 9, 2010

Comment by Anna

My love goes out to aaron mom and family he was a good guy and was taken way to soon

Location: calgary     Date: September 7, 2010

Comment by Mom

We have NO rights..
in the land of the Northern Lights..
we wanna feel alright..
feel safe at night..
I won't walk out..
I'll shout I'll never stop the fight..
go back to that night..
and be the one who stood up for your rights..
that's why I carry a picture of YOU with me"

Missing you my SONshine, 7 years without you!! Tears!!

Location: Calgary, AB.     Date: September 1, 2010

Comment by Debi, Cassidie, Katelyn and Angel Cassandra Baker

I wanted to stop today and say hello. Tomorrow is such a hard day for your mom as it is the date you were taken from them so unexpectantly. You are thought of EVERYDAY with such love Aaron. Please send mom lots of signs and please wrap your soft angel wings around her shoulders as you place a soft angel kiss upon her cheek

Location: Honeoye, NY     Date: August 31, 2010

Comment by Mom

... 7 years since my Nightmare began, yet you case remains "UNSOLVED"... VIOLENCE KILLS!!! SILENCE KILLS MORE!!! My Nightmare continues... missing you my SONshine Aaron every second... tears!

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: August 17, 2010

Comment by Velvet Martin

I am so glad that there is a place for surviving loved ones to grieve, thank you.

Location: Alberta     Date: August 5, 2010

Comment by Paula Taylor

I admire your spirit in the fignt for "Aarons" rights for life, our children should be beside us now, this says to me, THEY STILL ARE!!! And we are still MOMS!!!
Paula Taylor
Mom of Jessica Taylor

Location: Oregon, USA     Date: August 4, 2010

Comment by Barb

Happy birthday Aaron thinking of you and your mum.
Justice will be done keep your chin up Steffi,love and hugs xxxxx

Location: UK     Date: July 25, 2010

Comment by Mom

....25 candles are burning on your cake today my beloved Aaron... sending all my LOVE, Birthday HUGS & KISSES to Heaven for you... missing you my SONshine Aaron... life is not life without you... too much heartache & pain... 2538 days since you were ripped from me... tears! STILL NO JUSTICE!!!

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: July 24, 2010

Comment by Debi Baker and Angel Cassandra


Location: Honeoye, NY     Date: July 24, 2010

Comment by brittany

Hey Aaron just wanted to come and say happy birthday to ya and wish u were here to celabrate it as i am also thinking about u all the time miss u lots and u are always on my mind 24/7
love u alaways brittany

Location: calgary     Date: July 24, 2010

Comment by Chicoma

Aaron im missin you like crazy its your 25th Birthday and your not here ...... we should be dancin tonite instead we are crying.. NO JUSTICE

Location: Calgary     Date: July 24, 2010

Comment by Nancy Lowe

This is such a terrible loss and the world needs to sit up and do something about it. If the police wont then the public should.

Location: Wytheville, Virginia     Date: July 18, 2010

Comment by Paula Taylor

so sorry for your loss of your son Aaron, such a beautiful memory page, Prayer be with you.

Location: Tillamook, OR     Date: July 2, 2010

Comment by Patsy Caskey

My prayers are with you and your family..My youngest daughter, Amanda Caskey, was 27 years old.Her fiancee, Anthony Campbell, shot her and then killed hisself..I still don't understand why these things happen...My pain is so unbearable and I know your's is also..May God help us thru all this tragedy...I have tried to turn all the pain and maybe guilt also to God..The guilt comes from they had been at my home and 1 1/2 hrs later my daughter is dead..They lived 5 minutes from me...I feel like if I had kept them here longer, none of this would have happened, but the devil had other plans...May God be with you and my prayers will be coming for you...Please pray for my family and me....Have a good evening..Patsy Caskey

Location: Gastonia, N.C.     Date: June 24, 2010

Comment by Doris Tyler

My sympathy goes out to you and your family. I Will keep you in my pryers. My son was murdered in Gastonia,N.C. in l992 at the age of 26. Please keep us in your prayers also. God Bless, Doris & Dean Tyler

Location: Conway, s. c.      Date: May 20, 2010

Comment by Krysta Farris

I woke up this morning thinking about Aaron and all that he is, he was a very close friend of mine I remember walking to jr high with him and spending lunch times talking (talking about everything from daily problems to the more uncommon issues he was always so wise) and visiting, hanging out after school enjoying life. He was the kindest soul I had ever met he was always the sweetheart that wanted everyone to be friends (make love not war). Finding out that he had been murdered was the worst day of my life (and still hurts more then ever) I still remember it as though it was yesterday, I was on my way to work (at 6am) when I noticed his face in the news paper (for some reason I had this feeling to look at the paper), I stopped and grabbed a paper and not even 10 minutes after I started to read what had happened I started to get the phone calls saying that Aaron was gone and the tears started and haven't stopped 7years later ( the hardest day I have ever lived). Every day since then I have sent my prayers love and thoughts to his mum and his family. This is something that no family should ever have to go through and the fact that the people that did this to such a wonderful person are still free is sickening and is not fair, Aaron deserves justice more then any one he was trying to help his friends and stop a fight and in return his life was taken. He was an amazing friend who will never ever be forgotten he lives in our hearts and in our souls and he will be there for the rest of our days. One day Aaron will get justice there is no statue of limitations on murder, and when he does it will be then that his family and friends will be able to rest a little better. Aaron we all miss you so much and wish that it wasnt you that was taken from us we know that you are up there watching over us and making sure that we are all safe and when our time comes we know that you will be there at the gates of heaven with open arms accepting us in. You are and will always be so very loved. I again send my prayers out to his mum and his family I know that they say it gets easier over time I personally don't believe that it still hurts and there is nothing that will ever take that hurt and pain away but I do know that when we fight for justice and fight for changes to the justice system that helps ease a bit of the pain knowing that you are helping other people so that hopefully they never have to go through anything like this. Keep watching over us Aaron your doing an awesome job and I can't wait to give you a huge hug when I finally get to see you again. Love you lots xo

Location: Calgary AB     Date: May 12, 2010

Comment by Mom

My dearest SONSHINE Aaron,

In the rising of the sun and its going down, I remember you.
In the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter, I remember you.
In the opening buds and in the rebirth of spring, I remember you.
In the rustling of leaves and in the beauty of autumn, I remember you.
In the beginning of the year and when it ends, I remember you.

When I am weary and in need of strength, I remember you.
When I am lost and sick at heart, I remember you.
So long as I live, you too shall live, for you are now a part of me, as
I remember you.
7th Mothers Day without your sweet face and warm embrace!!! This deep pain in my heart & soul from "missing you" is overwhelming... Love you AARON more than words can say....

Your Mom forever

Location: Calgary     Date: May 10, 2010

Comment by Margaret

Hello Steffi...just dropping by to let you know that you and Aaron often come to mind. God bless you and yours.

Location: Kingston ON     Date: April 26, 2010

Comment by Brittany

Hey there momma just thought that i would come and say hi as i haven't been on here for a while now, I had another weird dream again last night and Aaron was there and he was showing me something but i couldn't make out what it was.
Aaron i want u to know that i miss u alot and i can't stop thinking about u all the time and u gotta stop playing with my taps on my shower it scars the hell out of me when u do that
well miss lots and keep your head up there momma
love u Brittany

Location: Calgary     Date: April 19, 2010

Comment by

as young young kids growing up in "the hood" we all stuck together my friend you were always there for everyone who needed it. life would not have been the same.

Date: April 15, 2010

Comment by Christine Amos

Hey big man just sitting aroung on this cold cloudy Sundat afternoon and you just popped in my head and so I thought I would drop you a few lines just to tell you that I really miss having my little brother to shoot the shit with.. Im going through some health problems and might start Chemo treatments tomorrow.. So scarey I just wish you were here so you could tell me that I will be ok.. Miss you big man... Hold my hands ok well Im going throught this shitty times in my life right now... Love you Aaron.. Love you your big sis... Christine and your niece I wish you could meet....xoxoxo.. Be good up there!!!!

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: April 11, 2010

Comment by Tammie Sgaggero (Brandon"s Mom)

Aaron...reading your mom's courageous article about gangs just made me realize how precious your life was. Sadly, you did die in the name of peace and your dear mother mourns the loss of you. I hope that someday soon the answer to your mother's prayers will be answered-all of our prayers, dear one.

Location: Maryland     Date: February 18, 2010

Comment by Elisha

I was driving and noticed your name on a car and decided to look it up..having no idea what had shocked and feel very sad for the family. may you rest in peace Aaron

Location: calgary     Date: January 28, 2010

Comment by Debi Baker

Steffi~~I received my shirt and bumper stickers today~~thank you so very much. I wear the shirt with honor and everytime someone asks me about it, I am honored to tell Aaron's story, as much as I wish there was No story to tell. I will continue to keep Aaron's memory alive whereever I am. I love you Steffi

Location: Florida     Date: January 26, 2010

Comment by Mom

Missing you my Beloved Aaron... another Blue Christmas without you has passed... another new year has begun without you... 2324 days since you have been so brutally ripped from us... I will continue to pray that your killers freedom will finally end and they will be handed the 'ultimate' punishment!!! This truth remains forever:
“If you murder an innocent man you are responsible for the blood of his unborn descendants, and the weight of this responsibility is yours to carry to the end of time”

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: January 1, 2010

Comment by Louise Goodno

My thoughts and prayers are with you. As a mother I feel your pain. I just loss my son 6 months ago.

God Bless you Steffi

Location: Manchester, NH     Date: December 22, 2009

Comment by Jen

What a sad story. My prayers and thoughts are with you so that his memory will live on x0x0x0

Location: Airdrie     Date: December 14, 2009

Comment by Sonya

My best friends husband recently got stabbed, in Ajax. It's only been a few days, but watching her live through this horrible event breaks my heart. I think you are a very strong women, and I am so sorry for your lost.

Location: Ajax, Ontario     Date: November 22, 2009

Comment by Donna

Here we are again Steffi...Thanksgiving...what do we have to be thankful for? Apathy, indifference, ignorance, the list goes on and on....I love you girl! Stay with me, we can & will make a difference & I pray everyday for justice for Aaron, Brooke & all of our children taken too soon from this earth. One less day on the planet & counting......

Location: Calgary     Date: October 12, 2009

Comment by Margaret

Hello Steffi: It was very difficult to read what happened to Aaron. I'm glad that I did though. People need to know what is happening far too often in our society. He is precious and a treasure and deserves to be remembered and have his suffering recognized. I know you would have traded places with him in a moment. In 2007 I lost my 22 year old son, Paul, to pneumonia. That was the worst thing in the world. At that time I thought about parents like you who lose their children to violence. Those thoughts would take my breath away.
I know that my Paul and your Aaron are with Jesus. If I'd had any doubt the conservation we had about God and the kind of man he wanted to be confirmed for me that Paul (like Aaron) went straight to the arms of Jesus.
God bless you, Steffi. I wish you great joy in the life you will live until you hold him in your arms agian.

Location: Kingston ON     Date: October 6, 2009

Comment by Marcy Fritz

Just thought I'd stop by and let you and your mom know that I'm thinking of you both. Aaron, may your light shine bright.

Location: South Dakota     Date: September 12, 2009

Comment by Justin Soutar

I only wish for those who know not to know, And i only hope that those who cant see will. I dream of a life of peace and know its not just me who has this dream. But it starts with me and then i can only hope the rest will get in line. RIP BRO! You will be missed but never forgotten

Location: Calgary     Date: September 8, 2009

Comment by Nicole Richard

Location: Vancouver     Date: September 6, 2009

Comment by Tammy Gardener

Well my love!
The 4th Annual Walk for Justice was amazing. There was a feeling in the air, one that was different from every other walk. You organized an extremely powerful March that stopped the heads of everyone who saw us coming, you are lighting a fire under everyone's butt and its catching on year by year. Way to go...keep on fighting...keep on inspiring others to fight and not give up...Your amazing Steffi and today I honor you for all you do and all you represent. Your a god- send to many, so be proud of yourself and the work that you do for Aaron and all the other family's. And Chicoma...that song needs to be recorded and become the offical song of this website...way to go girl!
God bless you all. My thoughts and my prayers are with you always!
Much love

Location: Calgary     Date: September 6, 2009

Comment by Donna

Steffi! What an event!! Still no public support & all to little Government support. But we have proven that we will NOT go away & we will NOT stay quiet. Tammy is right, the feeling this year was POWERFUL & we have YOU to thank for hanging in there. Through the weeks & months of tears & frustration was born our voice. Chicoma you sang to all of our hearts...just beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us.
See you soon!

Location: Calgary     Date: September 6, 2009

Comment by Lisa Miller

My thoughts and prayers are with you today as you Walk for Justice. My heart aches for your son for having to endure such pain and suffering and for you for having to live with the loss of him. May you find peace in knowing that Aaron is spending eternity in Heaven -- until you meet again!
From One Mother to Another
Lisa Miller
Mom to Tasia Marie Quackenbush
"Forever Sweet Sixteen"
8/8/92 - 11/28/08
Killed by a Drunk Driver

Location: Walker Valley, NY     Date: September 5, 2009

Comment by Tammie Sgaggero (Brandon"s Mom)

Remembering you and your mother on this very painful day.... rest, dear one.

Location: Maryland     Date: September 5, 2009

Comment by sally smeltzer

i so understand where mom is coming from with the anger over knives being a un-noticed weapons and how too many people are carrying them. it angers me to no end too, even though the 18 year olds who threatened my husband with a machete never actually touched him. and all because he went out on our front step to investigate a noise. if they had followed through, not only would it have been a trauma to my husband but also to my 3 young sons who love him more than anything on this earth, who were sleeping in their beds right upstairs. And the police could do nothing about it because the teens had thrown the machete away where the police could not find it. not only are our hands tied, but the police have their hands tied too as to how much they can do, which sucks.

Location: calgary, alberta     Date: September 5, 2009

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Dear Steffi and Chicoma,
and all the other important member's of Steffi's team. You've done yet another awesome job in organizing and executing a powerful Walk for Justice!
This time I was not the photographer, running back and forth to cover the event. This gave me time to reflect, hold a sign and walk by your side, Steffi. I found it very emotional, especially Chicoma's song, performed by her and her friend Johnny. I quietly cried behind my sunglasses, and I could see that I was not alone in feeling the pain of these needless losses of our young family members.
Thanks for inviting me to share this annual event, Steffi!
Sincerely, your sister Anette

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: September 5, 2009

Comment by Steffi

Every step I make.. every breath I take.. I am missing you my sweet baby... life is Hell without you here!!! I am alone with my tears... I am hanging on to Gods promise... one day closer to flying to meet you my SONshine... your candle has been burning now for 6 years... sill NO JUSTICE FOR YOU!!! On Saturday we are walking for you...
Always and forever your Mom

Location: without my Son     Date: September 1, 2009

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

On this sad sad anniversary of my nephew's death, I am thinking of his mom, my dear sister, who has been enduring the biggest loss any mother could ever fear, that of a child.
I wish you strength, Steffi, on this day and every day ahead. Remember, you are not alone.


Location: Calgary, AB     Date: September 1, 2009

Comment by Patsy-Vernon Lipsey's Mom

thinking of you Aaron today and your family too sending hugs to all Bless you

Location: Bloomfield mo     Date: September 1, 2009

Comment by Debi Baker

Hi Steffi and's been awhile. I just wanted to stop and let you both know that you are in my heart and I will keep you closer on Tuesday.

Location: Florida     Date: August 30, 2009

Comment by Cindy

Hello, I wish I lives closer to participate in your walk. I read Aaron & your story. I am sorry for your loss. I lost my Grandfather too murder in August 1992. He was stabbed to death. I like your website your pictures and poems are very nice.

Location: California     Date: August 26, 2009

Comment by Brittany

hey there mom sorry that i haven't wrote for a while, i'm also looking forward on getting my tattoo as well so u guys get to see it on the walk, i miss u aaron so much and i can't stop thinking about u and i still can't believe that it's going to be 6 years since u left us
but i just wanted you to know that i love u and miss u lots

Location: calgary      Date: August 24, 2009

Comment by chris cogan

christopher cogan wishes you all the best for now and your futures .

Location: middlesbrough     Date: August 18, 2009

Comment by Sacha Holmes

Looking at the pictures of you Aaron makes me miss you so much! Just knowing that's how I remember you! I still till this day laugh thinking about how fun you made Social class and how you pushed me to work harder. I miss you and will be there for your walk 2009!

Love Sacha.

Location: Calgary,AB     Date: August 17, 2009

Comment by deanne gowing

deanne gowing

Location: calgary      Date: August 15, 2009

Comment by renee wylie

You are Loved.

Location: Calgary AB     Date: August 13, 2009

Comment by LORI


Date: July 28, 2009

Comment by Donna

Another birthday with no celebration. Our wounds go deeper than the human eye can see & the human mind can fathom. They will never heal.
HUGS Steffi & Aaron

Location: Calgary     Date: July 25, 2009

Comment by Nancy, Matthew's mom

My thoughts and prayers are with you today on this blessed day of Aaron's birth. I pray that the wonderful memories of past birthdays can bring you some peace today. Happy Heavenly birthday Aaron! Make sure you visit your mom and give her a big angel hug. Let her feel your presence. I know our son's are with us always, Even death can't break the bond between a mother and her child. Love and peace, Nancy

Location: IL     Date: July 24, 2009

Comment by Lee (GP)

Just stopped in for a quick visit & to say Happy Birthday. Take care.

Location: Michigan     Date: July 24, 2009

Comment by Mom

Hi my SONshine Aaron,
Have a Blessed 24th Birthday in Heaven... sending you 24 very special HUGS & KISSES and ALL my Eternal LOVE... my Baby look for your Balloons tomorrow at Revelstoke Dam BC and me at da beach in Nakusp... missing you more and more and more each second... tears...

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: July 23, 2009

Comment by Donna

"He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done". Leonardo DaVinci
Wonder if our government or the public has ever thought of this?
Love ya Steffi.

Location: Calgary     Date: July 17, 2009

Comment by Kimm Devitt

i didnt know him very well but i grew up with his sister and his nefew. he effected many lives
and he will be dearly missed....always
he will always be in our hearts

Location: Calgary Alberta Canada     Date: June 11, 2009

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

For my sweet friend Stef and Aaron, all my thoughts and prayers go out to you this morning. You're doing a wonderful job in re: to violence.
One day there will be no more hatred.
Love, Terrie and Joey

Location: Pa     Date: June 9, 2009

Comment by Nicole Richard

Steffi, thank you again for all of your good work I am sure that you're son Aaron is so so proud of you. It's not everyone that have the ability to fight the governement you are the voice of many mothers you sure are my voice and I will never forget all of you're effort and I pray for Aaron and my son Eric for there murderers to be brought to justice and all the mothers of victims of crime. I've never experienced such a pain Steffi. I will see you in September. Love always to you're family.

Location: Brithish Columbia     Date: June 6, 2009

Comment by Toni

Thank you so much for sharing your sad story. And I am so sorry for your loss. I really hope in that last 6 years since your sons death you have found peace in all the pain you suffered. May God always be with you, as he is with your son.

Location: Las Vegas     Date: June 3, 2009

Comment by Kim Dewar

Hi Steffi,

What an incredible tribute you have created for your dear Aaron. It was a sincere pleasure to meet you last week in Edmonton. Best of luck with the headway made here in the Legislature.

Location: Edmonton     Date: June 2, 2009

Comment by Brett

i am extremely about your loss. that is such a sad story. it is such a shame how god takes all the good people , and then hey leaves us with all the bad . but god has a plan and takes them for a reason. god bless ,

~~Brett Brumage ~~

Location: fairmont , west virginia     Date: May 25, 2009

Comment by Donna

Another heartbreaking "road trip" for us Steffi. As we make this all important journey next week to Edmonton, you finally face a small portion of the people that can make a difference for us as victims. Stand proud & speak loud. I am honored to be a part of justice for Aaron.

Location: Calgary     Date: May 21, 2009

Comment by (GP)Luz Lira-Adrian's Momma

My son was 22 yrs when he left me on May 28, 2006. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family for your great loss. May God give us the strenght to keep going. This is a painful, horrible, sad, lonely path we have to go thru. Why? I don't know, hopefully God will tell me when I go meet my Angel. (((Hugs))

Location: El Paso, TX     Date: May 14, 2009

Comment by Brittany

hey there mom sorry that i haven't wrote u in a while just wanted to let u know that i'm always thinking of u and Aaron all the time.
and i also wanted to tell u that i had another dream this time it was very weird, alot weirede then the ones that i use to have.
but i'll go for now and will see u when i get back to calgary
love u lots hugs and kisses

Location: calgary     Date: May 14, 2009

Comment by Fallon

I miss you buddy! I think about you all the time.

Location: Clgary, Alberta     Date: April 28, 2009

Comment by Carol (GP Mom) to Matthew Mullis

Thinking of you and Mom on this Easter Morning and remembering the promise that one day we will be re-united with our children in Heaven forever.
Sending my love to you both always,
Carol Matt's Mom

Location: Newnan, GA     Date: April 12, 2009

Comment by j hutton

sorry if my previous entry requesting the verse "Hugs from Heaven" was inappropriate. I read this poem in a memory book at Robin House Hospice. My thoughts are with you.

Location: scotland     Date: April 2, 2009

Comment by Carol Ragsdale

"Those we love are never more than a thought away - for as long as there are memories they will live on in our hearts forever".

Love to you Aaron and your family,
Carol Mom to Matthew Mullis

Location: Newnan, GA     Date: March 6, 2009

Comment by mike mitchell

i miss u man

Date: March 5, 2009

Comment by Kerri

Your child was beautiful! You do a good job keeping his memory alive. You and your family are in our prayers, I hope he is up there holding my little Kaitlynn

Location: New Orleans LA     Date: February 19, 2009

Comment by Sandra Ogston

Particpated last year; interested in when this years walk Will be!!

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: February 16, 2009

Comment by barbara Dunne, Mothers against knives

Hi Steffie chin up, I see one of them took the nerve to sign your guestbook.
Then proceed to tell you what you have already done, and doing,,and achieved,,Now for what this guest book is all about and it is tributes to Aaron,
Godbless you Aaron thinking about you , lots of love, Barb

Location: northeast Uk, and London.     Date: February 10, 2009

Comment by Dawn Morris

my thoughts are with you no parent should out live a child especially at the hand of another,My son was beaten and left for dead fortunaitly he was found in time still a few side effects but he's with us.
I have 2 friends who have lost son's to violent crime one killer got 30 month one police wont take any further action my son's attacker's wern't even arrested.
We are doing a march over here for justice if we all keep at it fingers crossed we will win the fight.
Good luck with your fight. God Bless and take

Location: bolton uk     Date: February 8, 2009

Comment by Donna

Hey Steffi,
Well you really have the ball rolling now. Things are coming along towards change. With that being said it breaks my heart that we are no closer to catching Aarons killers. Lets keep praying that all the pain you are suffering, while raising awareness about gangs in Calgary, will bring those responsible to justice. It is never over for us but we can only hope that justice brings us & our children some type of peace.
Love from your sister in grief,

Location: Calgary     Date: January 29, 2009

Comment by Carol Ragsdale

Together we Tenderly treasure the past with memories that will always last. Hugs & blessings" to you and your family.
Carol Mom to Matthew Mullis

Location: Newnan, GA     Date: January 26, 2009

Comment by A.N

Hey Steffi,
I am so sorry for your loss, your story really touched me.
I will do everything in my power to try and prevent this from happening.


Location: calgary     Date: January 16, 2009

Comment by Faith Louissaint

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I really do pray that we can make Calgary a good place to live. I don't want gangs to run our city.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: January 16, 2009

Comment by Janice Philo

I was behind your car at an intersection today. When I got to the office I read about your son on your website. My thoughts and prayers are with you, the work you are doing is wonderful. A tragic loss of a fine young man.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: January 13, 2009

Comment by Marcia Walker

My Dad was murdered six months ago, in an attempted armed robbery, and the Living with Grief section you've put together is really lovely, thank you for that. What a lovely web site. I'm really sorry about your loss. I really hope you find some kind of peace. I think our loved ones on the other side want us to focus on their lives, not their deaths. There is no news of any arrest in my dad's case, but I refuse to let it consume me, they've taken enough from us already. They have to live with what they did for the rest of their lives, their souls are tarnished forever. My dad will have looked back on an honest life well lived in his final moments, and his killers will never have that luxury. They cannot escape who they are. An investigator told us that criminals who are involved in cases like this and don't get caught, usually live very short, self destructive lives, that end early due to their terrible lifestyles (murder, suicide, drugs etc). It's not really a comfort, but I won't get dragged into the hell that they create for themselves, they've chosen it, not me. Thanks once again for a lovely website and I wish you strength, courage and love.

Location: Cape Town South Africa     Date: January 12, 2009

Comment by Nancy Thomason - Matthew's mom(gp)

I wanted to visit with you and your handsome son today. You have made a wonderful tribute to him. What a wonderful young man he was. I have been working on my Matthew's site on Virtual Memorials, and I added a few angel pages. I hope it's all right that I put your handsome sons picture there. My heart is with you and your family, With love, Nancy

Location: Illinois     Date: January 11, 2009

Comment by Nancy Thomason

Dear Steffi, I thought I had seen all the pages when I signed before, but I had missed the most important one, Aaron's story. I thought I had read it before,perhaps you have added to it, or in my grief I forgot. 6 months ago my son was on life support. Drugs took my son away, and in a way perhaps they took yours too. I would think those monsters must've been on drugs, or maybe just evil. My heart breaks for you, life can be so unfair. Where was the miracle for our babies? I don't know. Maybe they did get the miracle, to enter into Heaven, to never know pain or fear again. Yes, they are the lucky ones, but we must live without them. I am so very sorry for your loss. As I look at the picture of your handsome son I know my daughter would've fell head over heels in love with him. How I wish she would find a man so kind and brave. I guess our boys were too good for this hard world. Someday we will be with them again. What a joyful reunion that will be! My heart and my prayers are with you always. With love, Nancy, Matthew's mom

Location: Illinois     Date: January 11, 2009

Comment by Alan

I am so sorry for your loss. I came here randomly after visiting another friend's memorial to her son. I want to wish you peace and love. I want you to know that there are many people thinking and praying for you and others that have experienced your loss.

Location: Milwaukee     Date: January 9, 2009

Comment by Rochelle Millward

blessings for your family and all victims of violence

Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada     Date: January 6, 2009

Comment by Carol Ragsdale

Aaron stopping by to wish you and your family a Blessed and Happy New Year.
Love Always,
Carol Mom to Matthew Mullis

Location: Newnan, GA     Date: December 30, 2008

Comment by Nancy Thomason

You have created such a wonderful, loving tribute to your son. I am so sorry that he was taken away from you in such a brutal manner. It's all so senseless, that such an awesome young man could lose his life that way. I have so much admiration for you for making a difference with the walk for justice. You are an inspiration to me. I have been feeling so defeated, my son died on July 2, 2008, like Aaron, he was also born in 1985; I know Aaron is so proud of his Mom. May God bless you and grant you peace and happiness.

Location: Illinois(gp mom)     Date: December 23, 2008

Comment by Debi, Cassidie, Katelyn and Angel Cassandra

Steffi and Aaron, It has been much to long since I've stopped. I now Know what everyone is talking about with the meltdowns. I can't seem to bring myself back upright. I wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and in my heart.

Location: Florida     Date: December 20, 2008

Comment by Donna

Hi Steffi,
I just wanted to thank you for you loving kindness & support. You always bring such love to everything you do & having you attend Brooke's birthday Peace Fire meant the world to me. Even though you are hurting as much as I am you always hold me up.
Together we stay strong.

Location: Calgary     Date: November 29, 2008

Comment by Carol Ragsdale Mom to Matthew Mullis

Aaron stopping by to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving in Heaven. Keeping you and your sweet mom forever in my heart, thoughts and prayers.
Love to you both,
Carol Mom to Matthew Mullis

Location: Newnan, GA     Date: November 25, 2008

Comment by Lois Randell

How fortunate we are that you are so driven to make change, but, unfortunate that you must live your life with the pain of losing such a precious child. My heart breaks when I read Aaron's story. I truly enjoy our talks and am honoured to have met you. You are a true inspiration to all. God bless you and Aaron. You are both very special.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: November 22, 2008

Comment by Donna

"All that is needed for evil to succeed is that decent human beings do nothing"
Edmund Burke
Food for thought for those that visit this site.
Love you

Location: Calgary     Date: November 16, 2008

Comment by Debi Baker

Steffi and Aaron,
I just wanted to stop and send you both my love. My beautiful candle still burns for my baby, thank you again Steffi.
Forever in my heart

Location: Florida     Date: November 13, 2008

Comment by Deborah Reti

Hi Steffi,
Just viewed your wondeful memorial website for your dear son Aaron. You have put forth amazing efforts to increase awareness of the ravaging consequences of homicide & to take actions to decrease it. May God continue to protect and guide you to further the awareness of this cause.
In Christ,
Deborah Reti

Location: Calgary     Date: November 4, 2008

Comment by Pat Williams

I liked your site.

Location: USA     Date: November 3, 2008

Comment by AnnMarie Ortiz

My heart and prayers go out to you. May God keep you in his loving arms.

Location: Albuquerque, NM USA     Date: October 30, 2008

Comment by Sherry Drake

Hi Steffi,
Debi Baker is my daughter and I can't begin to tell you how much it meant to her that you stopped by her home and got a chance to talk in person. I truly believe that the Greiving Parents have been a BIG lifeline for Debi as I am sure that it has been for you. I read about your son and you have my deepest sympathies.

Location: Honeoye, NY     Date: October 22, 2008

Comment by Brittany

hey there steffi just wanted to come and say hey and that i am thinking of Aaron everyday and i had another dream last night that he was here with me it was weird, and he tapped me on the shoulder and on the back with his cold hands
i don't know what do to do anymore i'm going crazy without him here. I hope when u get back i can come over to the house again and spend time with u like we did before
well i will let u go now talk to u soon
hugs and kisses there steffi


Location: Calgary     Date: October 22, 2008

Comment by Yvonne Causwell

I'm so very sorry for your loss. I too lost my daughter to Violence and I feel your pain. I love your memorial to your son. It is beautiful.
My daughter's memorial is on God Bless you and your family.
Yvonne Causwell and Angel SaudiaCauswell

Location: Birmingham Alabama     Date: October 21, 2008

Comment by Debi Baker

Aaron, I met your mom today and what an amazing woman. I know you must be so proud of her. Could you please send her some extra angel hugs and kisses. I will forever keep you and your mom in my heart.
Steffi, thank you so much for everything.

Location: Crestview, Florida     Date: October 21, 2008

Comment by Brittany

hey there Aaron
sorry that i haven't been on your site for awhile i'm been so busy with work and everything else but i just wanna let u know that i am thinking about u everyday, and i still wish that i can turn back time that u r still with us but i still can't belive that it's been 5 years sence u left us.

I still remember us getting ready for grad and how handsome u looked in your tux. and i can't wait to see your smiling face again
until we meet again in heaven

love u lots Aaron
love brittany

Location: Calgary     Date: October 20, 2008

Comment by Lori Brewer (Aaron's Mom)

Steffi, what a beautiful memorial you have created for your sweet Aaron. I cried and cried when I read his story. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love and many hugs to you and your Aaron,
Lori Brewer (Aaron Brewer's Mom)

Location: Texas     Date: October 15, 2008

Comment by Marcy Fritz

Dear Aaron,
My wish for peace for you and your mom. I met her in GP; please watch for my son, Josh. He's pretty new there. Love, Marcy (Josh's mom)

Location: Aberdeen, SD     Date: October 13, 2008

Comment by Rita Josh's mom GP

Steffi thinking of you and Aaron.

Date: October 4, 2008

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Hi sister dear! I'm very impressed how you continue to work so hard to keep this website updated and how you give it your everything to get the message out there. The Walk for Justice has been well attended; I was very glad to be able to help by photographing the event.
Keep up the good work. In thoughts with you often. Anette

Location: Calgary     Date: October 3, 2008

Comment by Tammy G

The "walk" turnout was marvelous....but there's still many many more that NEED to join us. My desire is to see over 1000 and it IS POSSIBLE. With family and friends of ALL the victims...we can certainly fill these streets with our presence. As they say " a picture is worth a thousand words". Anyways, the pictures turned out great (thanks Anette)....lets keep up the fight, and let our gov't know that we DEMAND changes and were not going away until they happen.....
To all the family's of homicide....NO ONE CAN ESCAPE GOD'S JUSTICE, so until we have earthly justice.....lets take comfort in the fact that no one can plee bargain with the Lord...My prayers, love and support are with you all.
Blessings, Peace and Justice to you!

Location: Calgary     Date: October 3, 2008

Comment by Colleen Hosler

Hi Aaron,
I just came by the site to see your mom's tattoos and I learned so much about what a wonderful person you are (with a beautiful smile) a what a brave person your mom is you must be so proud of her. Send her lots of hugs and energy to keep up her fight to stop the violence

Location: Maryland     Date: October 2, 2008

Comment by Karen Jenkins

Dear Steffi: May God bless and comfort you always. Remember, God will judge those animals
who hurt your Aaron. They will not escape
punishment. My prayers and blessings to you.

Location: Navesink, NJ     Date: October 2, 2008

Comment by Sylvia Vaughn GP

May God Bless You And Comfort You .

Sylvia ~ Tony's Mama

Location: Elkmont , Alabama USA     Date: October 1, 2008

Comment by Joanne LaFleur

Your son was a wonderful young man and i can only say that i am comforted that he is with my son for he is truly a hero to stand up for injustice.

Location: Edmonton, Alberta      Date: September 25, 2008

Comment by Nicole Richard

Hi,Steffi yes we did have a good turn out among ourselves, where is the community the tax- payers???? Don't they know if they don't participate the changes what w. t. m. f. changes, and I want to run just like them. Just kidding. I'm so sad so sad so, so, sad. I don't know, I just don't know, exept to calm down. Anyway Steffi and Chicoma it's a hell of a ride, hey Steffi. Nicole Richard

Location: Calgary     Date: September 15, 2008

Comment by Donna

The walk this year was a huge success!! Even though our media was not there as in the past, we still managed to reach out to the public & touch the hearts of so many. With 12 families represented this year it shows the DESIRE of victims to stay strong, focused & united in our demands for changes. It is a hard path that was chosen for us, we did not ask for this, nor did our loved ones ask to be murdered, but here we are.....
It is now up to US to keep going to effect changes no matter what stands in our way, how much resistance we encounter from those that have no vested interest in what we are doing or how small the changes are.
I'll stay by your side to yet again "chip away" at this rock. Because our children are worth it & they never would have stood by & let this go unaccounted for.
Love & a thousand hugs

Location: Calgary     Date: September 9, 2008

Comment by Kyle Christie

Location: calgary     Date: September 7, 2008

Comment by Brandon McLaughlin

Hi Steffi and Chicoma -
I just wanted to stop by and send my love. I can only imagine how difficult this time of year is for you, but I wanted you to know that there are people all over the workld thinking of you and Aaron, and praying for justice.
I wish I could be there on the 7th to show my support, but please know that I will be with you in spirit.
Loads of Love,

Location: Germany     Date: September 4, 2008

Comment by Joelle

Missing u everyday,, the walk is on the 7th, i would not miss it for anything,

Location: calgary     Date: September 4, 2008

Comment by Amber Boggs

Hey, sorry i havent been on here for a long time. but aaron you have been running in my mind all day and all night. i truly love and miss you dearly.. we will meet again soon, and when i see your beautiful face thats when i will be happy again... i love you aaron, and you to steffi xoxoxoxoxoxo

Location: Calgary     Date: September 3, 2008

Comment by Donna

What a beautiful poem you wrote for Aaron. It is rife with the pain & frustration you feel everyday. Feel Aarons loving touch Steffi, he sends his love & strength to you as we walk...for JUSTICE!! I can't call it out lound enough.....

Location: Calgary     Date: September 3, 2008

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Dear Sweet Aaron,
My thoghts and prayers are with you and your Mom today on your memorial day yesterday. One day there will be justice for you sweetheart.
Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: USA     Date: September 2, 2008

Comment by Yvonne Sheppard

To Steffi & Aaron,
I know you both love and miss each other so.
I know JUST how it feels to lose a beautiful child to homicide.
May you find peace today, if only for a moment.

Location: Tn, USA     Date: September 1, 2008

Comment by Mom

Missing you more and more each day my baby; living without you is so very painful and unbearable. I long to be with you and leave this earth... need so much to get away from all this evil!

... After 5 years all your witnesses remain silent
... allowing your killers to continue their violence

... many even called themselves your friends
... they too have your BLOOD on their hands

... I will never never understand
... apathy and injustice fills this land

... no conscience and morals, only strife
... no care or concern for human life

... I keep on fighting, yet no one is listening
... our cities murder rate is constantly rising

... our leaders and judges are in such deep denial
... so callous and unaffected, yet murder is final

... I don't know what it will take
... for them to ever awake

... while mothers are crying
... and children are dying

... yet killers go FREE
... how can this be????

... Now I am alone with my pain and my tears
... without you my SON, has it really been 5 years?!

... my nightmare continues day-in and day-out
... so often I just want to scream aloud

... anger and rage is my driving force and my fuel
... to keep on fighting for JUSTICE for you my beloved AARON

© copyright 2008

Sending you all my LOVE, TEARS, HUGS and KISSES
Your Mom forever

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: September 1, 2008

Comment by Patsy-Vernon Lipsey's Mom

Thinking of you today Steffi and Aaron too on this very hard day. Fly high Aaron Heaven is in those beautiful eyes. Stay close to Mom send her Angel hugs fill her heart and mind with sweet thoughts of you sending hugs to you both

Location: Bloomfield mo     Date: September 1, 2008



Date: September 1, 2008

Comment by Matty Dober

Hey Aaron, it's been a while but I just wanted to let you know that I still think about you man. Always with you.


Location: Golden B.C.     Date: August 31, 2008

Comment by nicole richard

Hi Steffi just wanted to tell you how much I appreciated you comming out with us last Wednesday. It was so comforting to us you are so warm and kind we need more people like you. We will see you Sept 07 for sure bye for now. Nicole Richard

Location: calgary     Date: August 30, 2008

Comment by Sandra Ogston

I'm very touched by your story and your fight for justice for your son Aaron! Our best friend was murdered on Jan.9/08 in the house my husband and I now live in!(Kevin Bowser) We look forward to seeing you and all those touched by injustice and murder on Sept.7/08!!!
Sandra Ogston

Location: Calgary , AB     Date: August 30, 2008

Comment by Brittany

Hey Aaron
it me Brittany just wanna let u know that i am thinking about u everyday and every night that i can and it's hard for me to say that but i miss u so much and it hurts me that your gone. I was at your mom's house the other day and she was so happy to see me and it brought tears to my eyes, i wish i could turn back time that u were still with us because i remeber the days's in school that u would say hi to me as we walked past each other in the hallways
until we meet again in heave save a spot for me
love u lots

Location: Calgary     Date: August 26, 2008

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Hi Sweet Aaron,
Dropping by to see how you were in heaven, I'm sure you and Joey are having a wondeful time, all those beautiful girls, and look down, see how hard your Mom is fighting for Justice for you, how proud you must be of her. I am.............
Love, Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: USA     Date: August 17, 2008

Comment by Ashley M

I just want to send my great regards for the family of Aaron, as he was someone I knew, and hopefully we will have Justice in this world as it is terribly needed.

Date: August 11, 2008



Location: new orleans/louisiana .laplace     Date: August 9, 2008

Comment by Brittany

Hey there mom i wanna thank u for having me at the house yesterday, and i hope that we can do it again, i talked to amber last night on facebook before i went out with the girls and she think that it would be a good idea for a group of us to go out for lunch and just talk, and if u need anyone to talk to u know were i am
love u lots brittany

Location: Calgary     Date: August 9, 2008

Comment by Brittany

hey there Aaron i'm losing my mind without u here, i miss talking to u in school, and i love how your mom's talks me out of things, it's going to be different seeing your mom tomorrow after not seeing her for 5 years. but things change, we miss u and we think about u all the time . all of your friends from school r going to try and come out for the walk for justice on the 7 of next month including me which your mom is very happy , i'm also going to grab my t-shirt from your mom as well
miss u and love u with all out heart there Aaron until we meet again in heaven

Location: Calgary     Date: August 8, 2008

Comment by carrie

This is for my people who just lost somebody your best friend your baby your man or your lady put your hand way up high we will never say bye no momma'a daddy's sister;s brother;s friends and cousins This is for my people's who lost their grandmothers lift your head to the sky cause we will never say bye As a child there were them time I didn't get it but you kept in line I didn't know why you didn't show up sometimes on sunday mornings and I missed you but I'm glad we talked through all them grown folk things separation brings you never let me know it you never let it show beacuse you loved me and obviously there's so much more left to say if you were with me today face to face I never knew I could hurt like this and everyday life rolls on I wish I could talk to you for a while miss you but I try not to cry as time goes by and it's true that you've reached a better place still I'd give the world to see your face and be right here next to you but it's like you're gone too soon now the hardest thing to do is say bye bye you never got a chance to see how good I've done and you never got to see me back at number one I wish that you were here to celebrate together I wish that we could spend the holidays together I remember when you used to tuck me in at night with the teddy bear you gave me that I held so tight I thought you were so strong you'd make it through whatever it's so hard to accept the fact you're gone forever and it's true that you've reached a better place still I'd give the world to see your face This is for my peoples who just lost somebody your best friend your baby your man or your lady put your hand way up high we will never say bye mommas daddys sisters brothers friends and cousins this is for my peoples who lost their grandmothers lift your head to the sky cause we will never say bye no cause the hardest thing to do is say bye bye it's hard to say bye bye bye bye

Location: calgary     Date: August 7, 2008

Comment by Vanessa

Hi Aaron,
Can't believe it has been five years since you left us. we all miss you very much. unfortantily i can't make it to the walk for justice this year but i hope all goes well. your in my prayers always.


Location: Calgary AB     Date: August 7, 2008

Comment by Brittany

hey there Aaron i know u can't read this right now but i had a long talk with your mom today and i seem so lost n throught with out u here, i miss talking to u in school when we walk by each other until we meet again
love u Aaron

Location: Calgary     Date: August 5, 2008

Comment by Brittany

we miss u so much there aaron and it's hard to say that as i cry so many tears
i will be thinking of u as i walk with your mom and everybody else on the walk for justice on the 7 of sept

Location: calgary     Date: August 4, 2008

Comment by Amber Boggs

one wish

I think about the future,
About what life has to give,
But I would do anything,
To die so you may live,

You shone beyond all stars,
Brought laughter everywhere,
Had faith in every person,
And for you they really care,

We have you in our hearts,
But for me that's not enough,
I miss your calming voice,
Because life has never been so tough,

I hope your watching over us,
Smiling as we grow,
I love you more than anything,
I hope that this will show,

My words that are not spoken,
And cries of complete sorrow,
But I will keep on going,
Today through till tomorrow,

My memories will not fade,
The love will never die,
But if I could have on wish,
We would be again, you and I

Location: Calgary     Date: August 2, 2008

Comment by Rick and Lisa Emery

Rick and I never had the priviledge to meet Aaron in person. Please know that we share in your prayers to capture the offender and that we also share in the truth and hope of an everlasting shared eternity with each other and our Father God, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.

God Bless you and your family,
Rick and Lisa

Location: St. Thomas, Ontario     Date: July 30, 2008

Comment by Lyndie

Thinking of you today and always... I know how difficult it is to live on without our precious children... Sending love and comfort to you and your family
Joey and Aaron heavenly buddies

Location: Florida     Date: July 29, 2008

Comment by Rita, Chad's Mom

Dear Steffi,
What a beautiful and poignant tribute to you dear son, Aaron. I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet son in such a horrible way. I so understand and I wish we both did not have this horrible tragedy in our lives.

Love and prayers to you dear Steffi and to your sweet Aaron in Heaven.
Rita Edmonds-Norris, Chad's Mom

Location: Fairfield, CA     Date: July 29, 2008

Comment by Sylvia Vaughn

My thoughts and prayers are with you .
Sylvia ~ Tony's Mama

Location: Elkmont , Alabama USA     Date: July 29, 2008

Comment by Steffi

Hi Baby... my SONshine, my AARON,

It was 23 years ago, this very special day... I was laboring to birth you and anxiously awaiting to see your beautiful face... finally at 10:31 AM you arrived... my miracle baby, my gift from God, my JOY my SONshine...
how is it that these evil monsters so brutally ripped you from me almost 5 years ago? My heart was shattered and my life changed forever... there is NO life after 'murder' this horrific pain I will carry to my death...
Aaron I miss you more than words can express, each and every minute, I long for your warm strong hugs and sweet kisses... to hear your voice and see your smile...
all I have now is your pictures and memories of us... they hurt so much...
alone with my tears... until I will see you again.

Have a Heavenly Birthday my baby!!! All my LOVE, HUGS and KISSES *missing YOU"
Your MOM forever

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: July 24, 2008

Comment by Pat Parker

Dear Steffi, Thank you for sharing the Wonderful Website You have created with so much Love from Your Mom Heart, for Your Sweet Son Aaron with me.I am sure my Sons Brian and Tim have met Your Son Aaron in Heaven, and they have become Friends. Sending Hugs to You and Your Sweet Boy Aaron (((((Steffi & Aaron)))))) Love and Prayers, your GP friend, Pat, Mom of Brian and Tim in Heaven(with Your Sweet Son Aaron) and Sean on Earth.

Location: Forest City, Pa.     Date: July 24, 2008

Comment by Yvonne

I too lost my son Joshua to homicide. I know the pain, horror, and trauma that you try to cope with everyday.
Aaron is BEAUTIFUL! May his love light your way through your darkest hours.
Yvonne (GP)

Location: TN     Date: July 1, 2008

Comment by nicole richard

Hi, it's me again since I saw your site I just go there every day I try to send you an E mail but it dont work. Remember Eric Regimbald died August 27 06 he was thrown from a car in Chinatown. This is his mother, I wish to contact you. Good God what a site, you have no idea. Nicole Richard

Location: calgary     Date: June 27, 2008

Comment by jean taylor

hi steffi, we spoke over the phone today. i have just read your story, and would like to say your aaron was such a handsome man, and may god bless you always x x

Location: wirral. england     Date: June 23, 2008

Comment by nicole richard

Hi Steffi, I just saw your site very impressed by all of your information and I will be there this year. Grieving a child gave me an eclipse of the heart. Keep up the good work and I will see you soon

Location: calgary     Date: June 23, 2008

Comment by Monika Kinner

Hi! I just read through the articles for the "Walk for Justice Crosses Atlantic". WOW I'm so proud of you. So much impact you are making. What a good mother you are - your love for him is so strong. I was very moved by the articles and the photos.

Location: SK     Date: June 22, 2008

Comment by Sunny

I hurt so bad for you! My tears fall for you, your son,and your family. Big HUGS!
Sunny Joseph A. G. Trottirer's MoM cause of death: Murder

Location: Missouri USA     Date: June 20, 2008

Comment by Nora MacNamara

Location: Claresholm     Date: June 11, 2008

Comment by Melissa Watson

Rip aaron.
you are truely missed.

Location: hometown calgary Currently in Smithers bc.     Date: June 11, 2008

Comment by Tammy G

Hey Babe..
Great fundraisering efforts for May. But we still have a ways to go, so keep pondering those idea's and I'll help ya to execute them so that your goal can be reached...
Let all your contacts know (as I have done) that cash donations are also welcomed. Hey, every $5 donation even helps add up!
Alright girl...keep on fighting on! Your doing a great job! Nice to see some support from that MLA too...its catching on! Keep writing those letters and making those phone calls...Laws WILL change if you don't give up the fight. Remember...the squeeky wheel gets the grease!
Much love

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: June 8, 2008

Comment by Jasmina

My deepest sympathy to you. It saddens me know that your son went through all this pain and suffering because of the senseless act of the 12. My heart goes out to you and your family and I pray that the Lord will continue to be your comforter during these times until the day you are reunited with your beloved Aaron. One of my favorites verses during these times is found in the book of Psalm, chapter30 v.5, Weeping may endure in the night, but joy comes in the morning. Be encouraged my sister and know that God is with you always.
My thoughts and prayers go to you and yours.

God BLess.

Location: Orange County, CA     Date: May 22, 2008

Comment by Holly Desimone

Your still in my prayers Steffi. All the best with your advocating. Holly Desimone

Location: Calgary      Date: May 20, 2008

Comment by Donna

Hey Steffi,
6 new Homicide Dectives to cover off cold does it feel?? Every step we take in the walk we should be able to count the accomplishments. This is step #1...all because of your vision for Aaron. Keep going Steffi, we have many more things to accomplish & many more steps to take. We will be right along side of you all the way.
Donna, Becky, Aiden & forever in our hearts Brooke

Location: Calgary     Date: May 19, 2008

Comment by Vitaliy

Steffi, I am just again visiting Aaron's site. I am so very sorry of your terrible loss of him. I am greatful that your family have new life in it again, but I know no one will ever take the place of your son.

Location: Moscow     Date: May 6, 2008

Comment by Tammy G

Hey Steffi...
Almost a million hits to Aaron's website eh!!! WOW :)
And to think that you started this on Caringbridge, not having a clue that so many people would be affected by Aaron's story and the awesome work that you have done.
It is so incredible the work that you have begun, and we are definately starting to see some of the fruits of your labour with the new police officers that are NOW cruising the downtown area and the cold case officers that have recently begun tackling these cases...Don't ever think that your work is in isn't, you are doing a wonderful thing for this city, and for the future generations to come...
It is a tireless and thankless job but today I thank you wholehearted for your dedication, drive and determination. YOU GO GIRL! I love ya and support you in all that you do!

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: May 6, 2008

Comment by Bettie Amanda's Morrow's Mom

Thinking of you tonight and whispering a silent prayer in your memory. WE mothers miss our children, May GOD help us make it through somehow. Rest in peace sweet child of GOD.

Location:     Date: May 3, 2008

Comment by Patsy-mom of Vernon Lipsey

Thinking of you Aaron this evening sending hugs up above and to your family too.

Location: Bloomfield mo     Date: April 24, 2008


Hi Steffi,

Just read about your visit to the UK. It sounds as though our 'justice' system could learn from them. Aaron would be proud of you for all your efforts. Even though we did not get justice here for our boys, we as moms have been able to reach out and hopefully make a difference in other people's lives. It's unfortunate that we meet such wonderful people under such difficult times, but then again, that is what helps us to keep going. I often think that Aaron, Troy, Tyler and Johnnie share a bond in heaven and that they know how much they were loved and are missed here on earth. Justice will rule in the end. God bless. Sandra Kraus

Location: MOSSLEIGH, ALBERTA     Date: April 16, 2008

Comment by Natalie

What a wonderful job you are doing for your Walk for Justice. I know that your Aaron is so very proud of you and the people you have inspired to join your walk. Stay strong and keep up the fight!! We are here for you!!
Love to you and Aaron,
Natalie & Anthony Paul

Date: April 10, 2008

Comment by Fonda Silva

I thank God everyday for young men such as Aaron. His story proves we need a "JUSTICE SYSTEM!" My prayers are with you and yours that you find peace. I too lost my son, he was 18 also. There will be justice for Aaron and peace for your family.

Location: Houston, TX     Date: April 9, 2008

Comment by Patsy-mom of Vernon Lipsey

Fly High handsome Angel! Send hugs to your Mom she has done such a beautiful job on your site and in all she does. One day justice will be served for you many others and my Vernon too

Date: April 9, 2008

Comment by Christine

I am so very sorry for the tragic, senseless loss of your precious son Aaron. What a special lad Aaron is and with such a lovely smile.

I know your pain and am so sorry you are walking this horrendous journey.

I hope that one day Aaron's killers will be brought to justice, and if its not on earth then they will have to face up to their actions in front of God.

With love


Location: Scotland     Date: April 6, 2008

Comment by Christine Amos

Hi everyone I just wanted to say hi. I read through the mail again and to look at AARON'S pics again and listen to his song puts goose bumps on my neck.. Steffi I love you so much. I wish to have a mom like you.. Aaron would be so proud of you he is looking down with his big huge dimply smile from ear to ear.. Love you little bro and miss you so much.. I think and talk to you every day.. Miss you lots, love all your big sis Christine

Location: Gatineau Quebec     Date: March 26, 2008

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Dear Aaron,
I am so proud as you are of your Mom, how wonderful of her meeting in the UK on behalf of
all the children who were taken by murder.
I know how proud you must be as I am to know your wonderful Mom.
God Bless You Sweetheart,
Love, Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Pa in USA     Date: March 26, 2008

Comment by Michelle

I only knew Aaron for a short time thoughout school, he was always one to be there for everyone. He is now looking down on all of us to make sure we are choosing the right path to take! You will always be with us.

Location: Calgary     Date: March 25, 2008

Comment by Barbara

Hi Steffi, read the page of your visit to Middlesbrough.
You are very welcome and no thanks are needed you are welcome here any time.
I will support you through thick and thin I know how hard the fight is.
You are a fighter and you will win in the end,god bless you and Aaron, my dear friend.

Location: Middlesbrough UK     Date: March 21, 2008

Comment by Ron and Viv Carter-Bonsteel

Hi Steffi
It was really nice to meet you when you came over to Middlesbrough England along with your good friend Barbara Dunne.Could we wish you all the very best for the future Good Luck and God Bless.Your son Aaron will be so proud of you.


Ron,Viv and Family xxx
Thorntree Estate

Location: Thorntree Estate Middlesbrough England     Date: March 18, 2008

Comment by Monika Kinner

It breaks my heart to read such a painful story. Steffi I am so touched by your courage as a mother to face all this, and your strength to work for the justice of your son. There was obviously a reason he was born to you. What a great mother you are even after he has gone. I am so glad that you have shared this story with me. I support you. : )

Location: Saskatoon     Date: March 16, 2008

Comment by Nataie Camp

Hey Aaron,
I was just stopping by to see your smiling face. Send your wonderful mom lots of signs and Angel kisses.

Date: February 28, 2008

Comment by Donna

Just in case no one has mentioned this to you lately. You are incredibly brave. I know this trial with Dale & family has stretched you to the max.
But I believe you are strong & Aaron is beside you every step of the way to hold you up when you think you can't go any further. We are here to pick up the slack when we can.......

As always,
your friends, Donna Becky & Aiden

Location: Carlgary     Date: February 28, 2008

Comment by wendy garcia

this young man remind of my son. they look alike and would have been in the same age groop. Him manorrism was like my son's is. he stoped a friend from being stomped to death a mob of young men outside a party. I would tell my son not to do it again but he would say i would do it again for a friend. that night he learned a valuable lesson not to go to house parties it could turn out trajic. night clubs & house parties are off limit.

I wish your son had that opportunity to walk away with his life and with a lesson learned. This story caused me to apreciate my son more. thanks for shearing your story.

Location: boca raton florida     Date: February 19, 2008

Comment by Simone Harvey

I feel so sad just looking at Aaron beutiful pictures and to see how sadly he lost his life. I am praying that someone comes forward soon if they have not done so already. These killers are monsters that must be taken out of society.

Location: LOS ANGELES CA     Date: February 14, 2008

Comment by olivia

its nice to see that aaron made a great impact on other people lives and i hope that they find those 12 asians that did this to an inocent young man my best friend died august 17, 2007 the day be fore my birthday and he was 13 but his birthday just passed and now hes 14 january 14 this year was supposed to be hi golden year he was just like aaron in a way he always made people smile and everyonr loved him....but i loved him in a speacial way...

Location: new britain     Date: February 12, 2008

Comment by Carol Ragsdale

A beautiful tribute of love to your beautiful son. I too lost a son in 2006 . May Aaron's memories forever fill your heart with his love
GodBless you and your family,
Carol Ragsdale
Forever Mom to Matthew Mullis

Location: Newnan, Ga     Date: January 14, 2008

Comment by Ryan

I have read the story before and was lead to it again this morning. Aaron sounded like he was truley an awesome man and the beautifull part of this is that you know he is in Heaven looking down and that one day you will reunite with him in Heaven.

Location: calgary     Date: January 10, 2008

Comment by Natalie Camp, Anthony's mom

I have spent the morning at your site learning more about you. Your mom has done a wonderful job telling about your life. The injustice done in your case is horrible. Please give your mom the strength to continue the fight. Send her lots of signs and angel kisses.

Location: Helena, GA     Date: January 7, 2008

Comment by Nicole Hall

Hi Aaron

My Christmas wish this year is for Justice for you and your family. Your in my prayers and thoughts. Merry Christmas Aaron.
Nicole and Family

Location: Calgary     Date: January 1, 2008

Comment by Sylvia ~ Tony's mom

Aaron , I wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas but couldn't get in to write but a late Merry Christmas sweetie . God bless you and your family . you are deeply missed .

Location: Elkmont , Alabama USA     Date: December 26, 2007

Comment by Shelley, Amy's Mom

Aaron, wishing you a peaceful Christmas in heaven with all of our angels. Thank you for sending your mom back to us on GP - we've missed her!
Merry Christmas Aaron!

Location: FL, RI, CT     Date: December 25, 2007

Comment by Mom

To my Dear Beloved SONshine Aaron,
Christmas tears my baby... missing you so very much... Christmas just isn't the same without you... I still find myself waiting for you to come home even after 1589 days... sending you ALL my LOVE, millions of Mom hugs and kisses! I know you are celebrating with Jesus... looking for that day to see you again standing at the Pearly Gates, when we will be together for eternity!


Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: December 25, 2007

Comment by Chicoma Seaton

Hey Bro I just wanted to say Christmas isnt the same without you i really miss your fashion shows we all do love you forever and forever in my heart Sis

Location: Calgary AB     Date: December 25, 2007

Comment by Natalie Mommy to Anthony

I hope that you have a very merry christmas in Heaven. Send your mom lots of Christmas kisses. She misses you alot.
Love, Natalie

Location: USA     Date: December 24, 2007

Comment by trevor soroka

when will the violence end someone has to be brought to justice

Location: calgary     Date: December 20, 2007

Comment by keaton fryklund

LOVE you bro

Location: calgary     Date: December 4, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Dear Aaron,

Just stopping by to wish you a Merry Christmas early, got a lot of angels on my list.
God Bless Sweetie,
Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Harleysville,Pa     Date: December 3, 2007

Comment by Tracey Russell

Steffi you have an amazing spirit. I know that life is very hard for you. Know this that Aaron is very proud of his mom and the difference she is making in this messed up world we live in.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: December 2, 2007

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Location: CALGARY ALBERTA     Date: December 2, 2007

Comment by Violet-Rose

Steffi, we have never personally met yet Aaron's death has touched a deep part of my soul. My father was also a murder victim in Calgary dying of a single stab wound. The last time I had seen my father would have been before I was the age of 3, I would be put up for adoption. I never stopped thinking of my father and a couple of years ago I made the decision I would find him.Through a series of events conspired by something bigger then myself I learned the heartbreaking truth that my father had been murdered in 1984, I would have been 5. Although my father was not an active part of my life he still had a huge impact on who I was. My heart is deeply sadden by the truth that he will never meet his grandchild or experience the joys and sorrows of my life. Your courage and willigness to speak out against the crimes that have cut the lives of our loved ones to soon is to be commended. Thank you for giving me hope and a sense that all of this is not in vain, it is in sharing our stories that change is made.

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia     Date: December 2, 2007

Comment by Donna

Hey Steffi,
Looking at the new postings tonight I realize. We are going to win. The voices of our murdered children call out through all of us & give us the strength to carry on. Even through the darkest days. Lets make a pact to...NEVER STOP..... unless we evoke the difference we need to make. Each of us affected by this horrible violence that plauges our streets & surviving children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers & sisters. We will cry out for those that have had their voices ripped from them,as well as our loved ones that still must walk our streets, do not stop.
A message to those that read this site, JOIN US, together, we CAN FORCE & DEMAND changes & now not later, so much is at stake.
Our love as always,
Donna, Becky Thomas & Aiden

Location: Calgary     Date: November 24, 2007

Comment by Karen Jenkins

My heart breaks to read the awfulness of Aaron's
demise. He is such a handsome young man - so
waiting to become a full man and to be cut off
so young is a sin. The people who hurt Aaron
will pay one day - I know that.

Location: Navesink, NJ     Date: November 21, 2007

Comment by Chicoma

Hey bro I been missin you so much lately I love you sis

Date: November 19, 2007

Comment by Meaghan

I saw the vehicle with bumper stickers all over it about Aaron Shoulders... I was extremely curious, so I thought I would check it out
I am honestly disgusted with everything i have read... why and how does this keep happening in our city? why is nothing productive being done to help stop it?
i am very sorry to hear about such a devistating loss of what seemed like an amazing young man
my thoughts are with your family
God Bless

Location: Calgary     Date: November 19, 2007

Comment by Donovan

Miss you buddy. ill never forget what you said on the bus on the way to salmon arm that made us laugh so hard. take care

Location: calgary     Date: November 12, 2007

Comment by kristina quinn

We did not lose a loved one but instead gained a guardian angel. We miss and love you.

Location: calgary, ab     Date: November 9, 2007

Comment by Daniel Dinnendahl

Miss you tonnes cuz...thinkin about you all the time...peace

Location: vancity     Date: November 7, 2007

Comment by Terry Bates

I lost my nephew to this type of thing. Get rid of the young offenders act. This causes everyone grief. How can we live knowing that the other person got off scott free. No punishment because they had a life to live. What about our 16 yr old who doesn't have a life anymore.Good luck in your efforts. Its sad to see this type of thing

Location: Innisfail , Alta     Date: November 5, 2007

Comment by F. Trithart

Steffi , always here for you

Location: calgary     Date: November 4, 2007

Comment by Stephanie

I saw a car drive by with this website written on the side. I wrote it down out of curiosity and I am glad that I did. After reading your story, it makes me so sad to know about what your amazing son went through. I am so sorry for your loss. I only hope that one day there can be an end to all of the senseless violence that seems to be so prevalent in today's society.

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: November 3, 2007

Comment by Christine Amos

Hey mom and Chicoma wanted to write you guys a line or two just because I have been on Aaron's site today. I have been thinking about him alot. I wish he was here to help guide Doug in the right direction. Cause when he was around they took care of eachother and they kept eachother happy and out of trouble. I waer his shirts all the time just to see his sweet face and it helps me get thorugh shitty days.. I miss you my little bro.. Wish you were here I miss those big hugs and hearing you say "Keep your head up big sis everything will work itself out." One day at a time right little brother.. I know.. Well i should go now.. Going to start my shopping for Christmas.. Love you all miss you all give the kids a hug and a kiss for me.. E-mail me. Love always Christine. xoxoxox

Location: Penbrook     Date: November 2, 2007

Comment by Carla Earl

Hey steffi,
you never met me i attended school with Aaron he was an amazing person i miss him dearly and you and the rest of your family are in my prayers.

Location: calgary     Date: October 28, 2007

Comment by Carla Earl

Im a girl I attended school with Aaron he was a friend to all and loved by all who knew him,even myself.

Location: calgary     Date: October 28, 2007

Comment by Steffi Aaron's Mom forever

"I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you that have visited my Aaron's web site and have written here... it means so much to me and my family, more than words can describe... thank you for your compassion and loving words, for your encouragement and support on this Journey for Justice... thank you from the bottom of my broken heart for remembering my precious Aaron...
Love & God's Blessings to ALL!

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: October 28, 2007

Comment by Jackie (Damo's Mom)

God Bless you and your angel Aaron. Aaron keep watch over your family, they love and miss you

Location: San Diego     Date: October 27, 2007

Comment by Maria (Christopher's mommy)

Dear Steffi - i am so very sorry about what happened to your son Aaron, my heart just really goes out to anyone who has lost someone due to murder. this is just so terribly tragic, and i cannot tell you how sorry i am.
love and hugs,
Christopher's mommy forever

Location: PA     Date: October 24, 2007

Comment by Donna

Hi Steffi,
Sorry it has taken me so long to write in your guest book. The recovery this year was longer....what can I say? Seven years & we still suffer like Brooke died yesterday. Thank you so very much for your passion & commitment for Aaron & all of of us reeling from the loss of a loved one to homicide. It is by far the most horrendous way to have to live your life,knowing everyday that the killers walk free or get nothing more than a slap on the wrist for taking our children in violence.
Becky, Thomas, Aiden, myself & all of Brooke's devoted friends will stand by your side as long as we need to & speak out for those whose voice has been taken in the most horrific ways. I pray our government listens to our message & finally takes the actions required to help stop violence & realize that harsher penalites are not only demanded by society but long overdue.
We love & admire you & hope that our presence gives you as much comfort as possible on this long & difficult journey.
Donna, Becky, Thomas & Aiden.

Location: Calgary     Date: October 21, 2007

Comment by Amber boggs

Hey Steffi!! I finally got time to look at the updates on aaron's website!! It looks awsome as always.. The walk this year was awsome, I still wish more people came out, but at least the ones that cared for Aaron were there showing their support.. anyways sweetie, I should go now, call me, you know my number!! Love always your girl AMBER!!!!xoxoxoxooxoxo

Location: calgary     Date: October 18, 2007

Comment by chris coulter

we all miss u!!

Location: calgary     Date: October 13, 2007

Comment by Erin Snowden-Jensen

We miss you!!

Location: Calgary     Date: October 12, 2007

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Hi Steffi, finally I'd like to add to your and Aaron's guestbook. The second walk of justice is in the past, and yes, your hard work is paying off. It's so good to see that the 'world' is noticing you, your and our loss, the injustice of it all...excellent participation of the walk, even internationally.
I was glad to be able to take part and to help by photographing the event.
It is an emotional but bonding time, when I see the families, who also lost a loved one, walk with you, making this whole absurd issue more noticable and your cause bigger and stronger.

So sad and also 'happy' for you, with hugs, your sister Anette

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: October 11, 2007

Comment by Chelsea Saragosa

God bless you I just happened to see your site. Hope all is well.

Location: Waterville, Maine     Date: October 5, 2007

Comment by Karen Prevost

Hi Steffi;
we met last night at the support group my family was with me, we were there for Gage
Your site is beautiful & I am so disappointed we missed the walk for Justice this year but you can bet we will be there next year.
See you in November
Take care of yourself

Location: Calgary     Date: October 2, 2007

Comment by brandon bruce

to aaron and family i wish all the best in the future on the fight for justice i just want to say aaron was a awsome friend and i do miss him and together we will fight to stop these sensless crimes to keep our hearts and minds at peace thank you aaron for all the memories until we meet again brother.

Location: calgary,ab     Date: September 18, 2007

Comment by tracy L'Hirondelle

I wish the world was given the chance to keep angels on earth longer. God Bless you and your family my prayers will always be with you.

Location: gift lake     Date: September 14, 2007

Comment by Lisa Thompson

Your in our prayers

Location: calgary     Date: September 11, 2007

Comment by crystal belanger

the walk was year will be even better, as well as the year after that!!!my support and prayers are always with you!!! xoxo god bless,and miss you aaron!

Location: calgary alberta     Date: September 11, 2007

Comment by Tammy Gardener

What an awesome job you did on the Walk for Justice! Your amazing! Next year will be bigger and even better. Keep up the great work...YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: September 10, 2007

Comment by Jackie

God Bless you and your angel Aaron

Location: San Diego     Date: September 10, 2007

Comment by shawn jelly

miss you buddy

Location: calgary.AB     Date: September 9, 2007

Comment by Preston (Aarons "Littler" Brother)

Wow Aaron....its been a while since i been on here. im sorry. i been strugglin a lot this year with you not bein here. my birthday, valentines, your birthday....and your Rebirthday, September first. and today. today something amazing happened. we just finished the walk for justice and we were lettin the baloons go. and yours got stuck on the light post! haha. strange hey? so curtis said jokingly "preston, go get the balloon down." i didnt even think 2 seconds, and up i was goin. 2 guys gave me a boost the first cupla feet off the ground, and i climbed the remaining 15 to get your balloon. Doug caught me on my way down. haha you know from us talkin b4 about how afraid i am of heights....but all i could think was YOU'D DO IT FOR ME. so i did it for you. i hope ur happy =P lol. hug and kiss Jesus for me bro. i love you, and i'll be seein you soon. you have my word. and Mom....i love you too. i found my way home from your house i'll be out there shortly. lol. thanks for customising my shirts. it means an incredible bunch. i put my number on your fone. so now ya have it. honestly, if you need that mom-son here. Lots of love and massive amounts of prayer....

Your lightpost-crawlin son in faith....

Location: C-Spot     Date: September 9, 2007

Comment by Debbie Elicksen

We are all connected on this planet. May Aaron's spirit live on through all, even those who did not know him.

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada     Date: September 9, 2007

Comment by Melissa Watson

you did a very good job on this web site there are alot of really nice pics of him on here =)

Location: Calgary     Date: September 8, 2007

Comment by Suzanne Bucci-Mazerolle

"Sorry" simply does not say enough or offer enough in regards to such horrific violence and lack of justice.

"You're never too small to make a difference." Written in memory of another victim of violence and a Case Dismissed - the murder of Jayden Kaylee McMullin (Lady Bug), age 3, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada     Date: September 7, 2007

Comment by Debbie Wengert - Kevin's Mom

Thinking of you Aaron on your angel date on 9/1. My son was also stabbed to death. It's hell on earth living without our children. RIP.

Location: Maryland     Date: September 5, 2007

Comment by Natalie Anthony's Mom

I wanted to let you know that I was thinking of you today. I know your mom misses you so very much. Please keep her comforted with wonderful memories of happier times with you. Send her lots of Angel kisses and special Angel signs. I am keeping her in my prayers.
I am so sorry that there is a day to remember your special Angel leaving you. I hope that you are able to feel his kisses upon your cheek. I wish he could come back to you and you could hold him tight in your arms forever. I hope that you are able to remember the happier times with him today. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers as you remember Aaron's day.
Natalie & Anthony

Location: USA     Date: September 2, 2007

Comment by Michelle

Hi, I found about Aaron's story on CTV Newsnet today. I typed your name into a search engine and found this website.

I do not have the words to express my sorrow over how your son died, and my anger over the fact that his murderers have not been caught, and that so many people saw the altercation, but not one came to your son's assistance, or reported what they saw to the police.

It makes me doubt if there is any good left on Earth.

I may not have lost a loved one to murder, but I do understand what it is like to have friends and family abandon you when a tragedy strikes, because they can't deal with the fact that you have changed, and that you can't get over the grief you feel overnight.

They can't understand that you will never be the same person again after such a loss. They get very frustrated by this.

You have lost someone special, and you can never fill the void that death has created. A unique part of God's plan has been lost and his like will never be seen again.

Not many can understand the grief and pain this causes.

That is something I understand all too well, people having problems with change after a tragedy.

You do whatever you need to do that will help you. I will pray that the Lord will help you with whatever you need most right now, for he understands you better than I can, for I am a stranger, and God is your Father.

Consider your son on my prayer list until his murderers are arrested and in jail. But know this, even if they are never caught by the police, they can never escape God's justice. I have learned much about God, Heaven and Hell in the past 3 years of my life and I assure you, his justice is swift and sure, and they will not be able to flee, or plea bargain their way out of Hell. The cowards who murdered your son will get what they so richly deserve, especially if they are never caught. They will also pay for every day of freedom they've had since your son's death.

They are cowards, Steffi. They didn't just kill your son, it was the work of 12 armed people against one. The anguished cry caused by this outrage will surely be heard by God, is being heard and they will answer for what they have done, the pain they have caused, whether the police catch them or not.

They cannot escape the eyes of God.

I will pray for the arrest of these criminals. And I will put a link to your website on my blog. If there is anything else I can do, let me know.

I have had clinical depression all my life and a physical disability as well, and have lived in near total isolation as a result. I pray that I have not put my foot in my mouth, or said the wrong thing. I am not around people very much, so my words may be awkward. Please forgive me.

I am affected by the suffering of others, and wish to do what I can to help. I believe God meant for people to help each others and not just pray for others. We often wonder why God is silent and still when others suffer; he is merely waiting for one of us to serve as his tongue and his hands! If we don't help each other, this planet is finished.

I offer my condolences.

Michelle Levett

Location: Ottawa, Ontario     Date: September 2, 2007

Comment by Chicoma Seaton

Aaron its been 4 yrs since ive heard your voice I miss you soo much I love you Sis

Location: Calgary     Date: September 1, 2007

Comment by Alexis Brummell

I came across your beautiful site while doing some research. Aaron seemed like a wonderful young man.
I am sorry for your loss. Always remember to be grateful to have had such a special person in your
life. R.I.P. Aaron and may God be with you.

Location: Bronx, NY     Date: August 31, 2007

Comment by kimberly knowles

dear steffi,
let me tell you how sorry i am for your loss, i have an 18 year old son who graduated last year and in the childhood photos of your son and mine, they could be brothers they bear such a resemblance (especially the pumpkin picture!)

my son is also mulatto, his dad is Bahamian, and we lived in martindale when you lived in taradale. another beautiful and unique feature that only the chosen few are lucky enough to possess is "hanging half moon" eyes, where the whites show below the pupil. elvis presley had them and your boy and mine too. my son is also the apple of my eye, my only child and i wept as i read aaron's story, my heart so goes out to you.

i am not much of a prayer, but tonight i will say a prayer for you and your beloved beautiful little boy.

with love,

Location: calgary     Date: August 30, 2007

Comment by tara a edwards

Aaron will always be loved and never lost, we know where he is, he's in r HEARTS. God bless his family,my prayer's r with u always..

Location: calgary     Date: August 28, 2007

Comment by Cindy~Brandon & Shannon's mom

Many thoughts and prayers to you and all your loved ones that miss you everyday.
Many hugs,
Cindy (GP)

Location: Missouri     Date: August 21, 2007

Comment by Sharon Muller

You were an amazing young man, Aaron. If my children grow up to have half your confidence, a third of your respect, a quarter of your heart, and a tenth of your friends...they will forever be successful and happy. You were one of a kind. Keep your mother and sister strong.

Location: Calgary     Date: August 20, 2007

Comment by Kathleen Devitt

You guys did a great job on this web site. God Bless you all and God Bless Aaron.


Date: August 20, 2007

Comment by Chris and Jenn Gongaware

Our prayers are with you and your family.

Location: Calgary, Canada     Date: August 19, 2007

Comment by lorraine engels

I miss Aaron so much

Location: calgary     Date: August 19, 2007

Comment by Denise Hill

Hi Steffi, I really enjoyed our lunch together today. It was a long overdue visit. And as I sit here and read the website and tears stream down my face, I want to say a couple of things. The website is just beautiful and a wonderful tribute to your precious son. Secondly, I cannot imagine the pain in your heart because I haven't been there, but I will do all I can to help you in any way you need.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: August 19, 2007

Comment by clayton williams

RIP bro hope all is well up there till we meet again

Location: calgary     Date: August 16, 2007

Comment by lynn and colin hood

i have looked at your website and the photos of your son and read the tributes from far and wide. our beautifull daughter/ sister rebecca was murdered on july 1st 2007 46 days ago she was 18 years old.
unlike your self we know who murdered her he was an ex boyfreind who rebecca had decided to remain freinds with as she felt sorry for him that was her nature kind,loving,caring, thoughtfull.
each day i feel that another part of my heart breaks off i am crumbling 21 year old son shaun is so angry i worry about him,colin my husband is a thinker and a private person who supports us all.
i hope in time i can gain strength as you have as i have always been a strong person and have always been a shoulder to cry on for family and freinds.
on saturday 8th september we with family and freinds will be "walking for justice" in sunderland england and hope that we can all make a differance to the sick world we are living in.
god bless you and yours
lynn xxxxx

Location: washington england     Date: August 15, 2007

Comment by amber boggs

hey hun!! sorry i havent been calling you lately
you have seen how crazy i get at work,
everyday that goes by i think of aaron more and more.. i will see you at the walk steffi and ill bring the little man again xoxoxooxo call me

Location: calgary     Date: August 15, 2007

Comment by Tammy Gardener

Wow Steffi...I am simply amazed...I just saw the "Official Website for the Walk for Justice". Amazing indeed. Just think, this is ALL because of you. You are an inspiration internationally. I am so very proud that you have accomplished ALL this. WOW! You keep up the fight and the fantastic work and don't let anyone discourage you, because it is obvious that you ARE DOING A GOOD THING!
My hat is off to you!

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: August 14, 2007

Comment by Kerri Sillito

I just wanted to let you know that you all are in the thoughts and prayers of my family. we used to live beside your family in Falconridge, and even though it has been many years since we moved, I will always remember what a wonderful job you did with Aaron, he was always mindful of his neighbors, he was respectful and easy to talk to. He was and still is a Vibrant, productive member of the community. I just wish there were more young men like Aaron. It takes a Very strong person to stick up for freinds!

Thanks Steffi for sharing him with the world!
Kerri Sillito

Location: Calgary     Date: August 12, 2007

Comment by lynnette ball

aaron we love you to peices and always will, you will be remembered in my heart forever. We never really got to know each other but you knew of me as i know of you, thanks for that opportunity.
love you

Location: Calgary Alberta     Date: August 10, 2007

Comment by jeffrey burton

love you Aaron... i miss you and i know you now realize life has just begun and it is we that have yet to move ahead.

Location: phoenix (grew up in calgary)     Date: August 9, 2007

Comment by Tammy Gardener

Hi Steffi....sorry its been so long since I've signed in...I guess I forget seeing as we chat everyday :) :)
I just want to say that I admire all your hard work and I want to encourage you to keep up the good fight. I know how hard you work to raise money for the walk, I know how many countless hours you've spent making ribbons by hand and how you hustled everyday to sell them. It takes alot of hours to sell ribbons when your only selling them for $2 a piece. Sorry I haven't been more help to you, the little ones do take up alot of time, but I'll certainly contribute with a cash donation in September to help with some costs, and I'll be there at the walk, helping in whatever capacity you need.
Much love and admiration.

Location: Calgary, Alberta     Date: August 8, 2007

Comment by Jayme

What a beautiful website this is! You have done a great Job Steffi!

We Miss and Love you very much Aaron!

Higher than the sky, Wider than the ocean!

Location: Calgary     Date: August 6, 2007

Comment by Mindie Cromer

I am so sorry for your loss. Aaron is such a handsome young man and had great accomplishments waiting ahead of him. Know that you will see your son again in Heaven.
Mindie / Seth's mommy

Location: Ohio     Date: July 31, 2007

Comment by Heather Binegar

Hello friend Have not talkd to you in so long what have you been up to buzy getting cameron redy for college. Hope to chat soon.

Location: Dunkirk Indiana USA     Date: July 31, 2007

Comment by Joelle Plummer

RIP, always in are hearts.
Love you and miss you so much

Location: calgary     Date: July 31, 2007

Comment by Rachel Ebanks

Hi Aaron,
I'm sorry I couldn't get into my computer at home yesterday to wish you a "happy birthday" but I know you had a wonderful time with our angels. I know that you would have visited your mum and gave her angel kisses also. Love to you and all the angels.

Date: July 25, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Happy Birthday Sweet Aaron,
I hope you are at peace now and knowing we love you down here on earth.
Don't forget to send your Mom tons of kisses and hugs.
Say hi to Joey, with Love from Terrie (his Mom)

Location: Harleysville, Pa     Date: July 24, 2007

Comment by Susan Milam

Dear Aaron, stopping by to see your handsome smiling face and wish you a happy birthday in Heaven today. Also wanted to let you know I'm thinking about you and your sweet Mom with love. Don't forget to send your Mom lots of angel hugs and kisses.


Location: Florida     Date: July 24, 2007

Comment by Westley Odger's Mum

Westley Odger's Mum says..."From the darkness of the grief experienced when Westley's life was cruelly taken on the 12th September, 2005, gradually a powerful channel of light seems to be spotlighting wonderful people such as Aaron's Mom Steffi. In 2007 the 'International Walk for Justice' brought to the UK by Barbara Dunne, has already focused and linked up a number of special people that I am proud to know. The bonding of all of us will bring strength to achieve many great celebration of our Children, for the purpose of Justice for All. God Bless our Angels...

Location: Colchester, United Kingdom     Date: July 16, 2007

Comment by Jamie G

You are an amazing strong woman and best of all loving mother. Your son's page is beautiful and filled with love. I only hope one day you will get the justice needed but can never make up for what was taken from you. I look forward to the walk in sept.

Location: Calgary, Ab     Date: July 5, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Hi Aaron, Look what your Mom has done to your beautiful memorial book, I just love the pictures and poems. I'm so glad I got to visit you today.
Send her lots of love, OK? Need signs and hugs us Moms do.

Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Harleysville,Pa.     Date: June 30, 2007

Comment by Barb

I saw the uk article, Steffi, thanks, Knocked back we maybe at times,and stepped on and pushed around, but we will always rise up, to carry on the fight,slowly but surely the world will walk for justice.
To the founder of the walk for Justice,Steffi, hold out your hand,we are here for you, godbless you always,Aaron godbless you,the world is walking for you and others who didnt get justice. lots of love Barb

Location: middlesbrough Uk.     Date: June 29, 2007

Comment by Debbie

Dear Aaron's family i know i didnt no your son but I to know what it's like to lose a child I have losted 3 one of my sons was 2 years old was killed by a drink driver I belive you take a life should should serve life my prayers and thoughts are with you and the rest of the family I hope one day that his killers will be bought to trail keeping you all in my prayers god bless

Location: uk     Date: June 23, 2007

Comment by Sylvia Vaughn

Your Memorial To Your Precious Aaron is Beautiful.Murder is a Horriffic Thing To Endure.You Are So Courageous and I Admire You So For All You've Accomplished In Aaron's Name.

Location: Elkmont , Alabama ~ USA     Date: June 14, 2007

Comment by Chicoma Aaron's Sister

Please continue to give Mama Strength for this fight for Justice I missed you alot this week
we always would go shopping for mothers day together we love and miss you Aaron.....Sis

Date: May 14, 2007

Comment by Kristen Willis

I'm truly sorry for your loss!! I went to school with Chicoma and just heard after finding each other on facebook.

Location: Sarnia     Date: May 9, 2007

Comment by brad bruce

I miss you homie.

Location: calgary, now vancouver     Date: April 25, 2007

Comment by Angie D

Steffis, This memorial tribute to your son is beautiful. I have cried all the way through these pages of love you have created for Aaron. My thoughts and prayers are always with you. What an amazingly strong woman you are. The Walk for Justice is such a great way to bring attention and raise awareness. As you know my mom was murdered by her husband and even though he went to jail, we didn't get real justice. He was allowed to plea bargin and recieve a lighter sentence. Please keep us all in your prayers as this December 07 he will be coming up for parole. I would also like to invite any and all to my mom's memorial site, Her name is Cathy Gail Carnes Brown.

Thank you Steffis for all your help and support. I so enjoyed talking to you on the phone. Keep up the great work. I love you.

Your friend,

Location: Kentucky, US     Date: April 21, 2007

Comment by terry bullock

we are so sorry for your loss,my 14 yr. old nephew was murdered 1 yr ago the same way.

Location: barrie,ontario     Date: April 13, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Happy Easter Aaron,
Bless you baby, been trying to get on your site for a week now, let's hope it goes thru this time.
I'm walking with your Mom for Justice every chance I get.
Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Harleysville,Pa     Date: April 10, 2007

Comment by Teresa McBride

Aaron, I love your name, I have an angel in Heaven also named Aaron. I know you are so proud of your mom for the wonderful job she is doing on your site. You are such a handsome young man. I ask the same questions I'm sure your family does. WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO MY CHILD !!!! God Bless you and your wonderful family. Oh and if you see my angels Aaron & Kenzie please give them a kiss for me.
With Love to you and your family

Location: Sulphur,La.     Date: April 9, 2007

Comment by Shaye Creamer ^i^Mack'sMom

Happy Easter in Heaven Beautiful Aaron! How jealous I am not to be with you during this Holy Season. Keep shininh your glorious light. Keeping you and your beautiful family forever close in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. God Bless You!
Always, Shaye, Mack's Mom Forever

Location: Salem, AL USA     Date: April 7, 2007

Comment by Barb

Steffi hugs and love to you, and congratulations on getting the walk for justice to the USA.
We have 3 regions up to now here walking and will be more by September.
You did it lady,for justice we will walk,we hold out our hands and join together to walk for justice.
Godbless you Aaron, my thoughts and prayers are with you,love you Steffi for the fight and determination in you, i back anything you do.
Lots and lots of love ,Barb

Location: Middlesbrough UK     Date: April 3, 2007

Comment by Teresa McBride / GP angels Aaron & Kenzie

What a handsome young man. I pray your Angel sends you tons of kisses and hugs from Heaven !!!! I'm sure all three of our Angels are together watching over us. You & your family or in my thoughts and prayers.

Location: Sulphur,La.     Date: March 19, 2007

Comment by Shaye Creamer (GP) ^i^ Mack's Mom

Beautiful Child in Heaven Aaron Happy St Patrick's Day! I wanted to give you a 4 leaf clover..will email it to your special Mom..Keep her embraced in your celestial healing wings of Love & warmth. I will leave you the Rod Stewart song lyrics, "You're Beautiful"..
You're Beautiful

My life is brilliant.
My love is pure.
I saw an angel.
Of that I'm sure.
She smiled at me on the subway.
She was with another man.
But I won't lose no sleep on that,
'Cause I've got a plan.

You're beautiful. You're beautiful.
You're beautiful, it's true.
I saw your face in a crowded place,
And I don't know what to do,
Cause I will never be with you.

Yes, she caught my eye,
As I walked on by.
She could see from my face that I was,
flying high,
And I don't think that I'll see her again,
But we shared a moment that will last till the end.

You're beautiful. You're beautiful.
You're beautiful, it's true.
I saw your face in a crowded place,
And I don't know what to do,
Cause I will never be with you.

lalala,lalala,lalala laaaaaa.

You're beautiful. You're beautiful.
You're beautiful, it's true.
There must be an angel with a smile on her face,
When she thought up that I should be with you.

But it's time to face the truth,
I will never be with you.

Written by James Blunt
Sung by Rod Stewart

Keeping you forever close in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. God Bless you! You are never alone. "After the coldest winter.. After the grayest storm.. After the deepest loss.. GOD gives the healing gift of memories to comfort & bring peace of minds when ones we love are gone..And as long as we Remeber..we will never feel alone, for deep within our hearts, we know our loved ones still live on.." God Bless You!
Always, Shaye, Mack's Mom Forever
(brutally murdered at 17~Justified at 20)

Location: Salem, AL USA     Date: March 11, 2007

Comment by Maria (Christopher's mommy)

Dear Steffi - i sat and cried reading your son Aaron's story. my heart truly goes out to you in your loss. i am so very sorry.
love and hugs,
Christopher's mommy forever

Location: PA     Date: March 2, 2007

Comment by Lyndie

Thinking of you and your precious son tonight. I know how much you miss him. I share this tragic bond with you dear friend. I am hugging you tightly. Much love
Joey and Aaron heavenly buddies

Location: Marco Island Florida     Date: February 19, 2007

Comment by lori burgstahler

Hey Aaron, I just wanted to drop by again to remind you to give your mom one of your great big angel hugs.

Location: arizona     Date: February 19, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Happy Valentine's Day Sweet Aaron,
My heart is with you. Always thinking of you and your Mom.

Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Harleysville,Pa     Date: February 14, 2007

Comment by Holly Desimone

Congratulations on the Walk for Justice going International. You work so hard, bless you. Take care Holly Desimone

Location: Canada     Date: February 12, 2007

Comment by Nancy K. Dolan/Brad's Mom/Grieving Parents

I just read Aaron's Story and I can't believe what he went through. What a senseless and horrific way to die. I am so truly sorry. My son Brad was killed instantly in a car accident. I've always told my children, "Don't sit around feeling sorry for yourself...there is always someone worse off than you." Aaron was definitely worse off than my son. I thank God that Brad died peacefully, as any mother could wish. I'm just sorry that Aaron couldn't have died the same way. At least he was able to go home.

Location: Unspecified     Date: February 5, 2007

Comment by Alicia Kaes

Hi Aaron, well it has been a little over three years since I lost an irreplaceable friend, and I now find myself having to support my younger brother for the exact same thing. I dont understand where this world has gone that people do not have morals and even a conscience, but something has to be done. I miss you so much and not a day has gone by when I dont look up in the sky and smile because I know that you are looking down watching. God Bless you for wonderful things that you did and Thank you for all the support you offered me through those wonderful high school years. I will never forget you.

Location: Unspecified     Date: February 5, 2007

Comment by Jackie (Damo's Mom)

God bless you and your angel Aaron. Love, Jackie (Damo's Mom)

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 26, 2007

Comment by Christine, Luke's Mom

Dear Aaron,Your web site is so very beautiful, just as you are. I am so sorry that you died. Please give Luke a big hug for me. Take care sweetie and we will see you boys soon. Love, Christine, Luke's Mom

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 24, 2007

Comment by Lorrie Boettger

Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your beautiful son. I cannot imagine your experience, but we lost a son too even though the circumstances were far different. What a blessing you and your story have been to others, I see as I read the articles on your son's site here. Your heart may ache, but it is obviously so full of loving care for others as well. Peace to you, peace and strength.

Blessings, Lorrie Boettger

In loving memory of our Little Boo Man, Thomas Michael Boettger II April 27, 2006 ~ October 25, 2006

Location: Shelton, WA USA     Date: January 22, 2007

Comment by Wynette

I have just read Aaron's story and my heart goes out to you and I hear the pain in your words! I'm glad to hear that Aaron Made Jesus his choice and please know that I will be praying for your stregnth. I lost my daughter Mia (July 20, 2004) to cancer and she had never been sick before and she died within nine months of her getting sick she was 12 yrs old and I understand how you felt watching your child shrivel up and die and you can't do anything about it . I to watched her go from running and playing in the yard to not even able to eat for weeks. only a few of my family members contiue to call to see how I am doing Most disappeared right after the funeral. But God has always been present and I thank him for that. Please know that you are not alone and my prayers are with you. Wynette

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 22, 2007

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Hi Sweetie, thinking of you today, your Mom is quite the computer expert. She showed me a lot of things I would have never learned before and made you a beautiful website. Love your tributes and your Walk for Justice, wish I could of walked with her. Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 21, 2007

Comment by mconover56

Aaron, Only God knows why bad things happen to good people and we have to have faith that He does know what's going on. My wife and I still wonder why we lost our son Micha. Your mom has created a beautiful web site in your memory and I know you are very proud of her as I know she is of you.

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 15, 2007

Comment by Shamiza (Kevin's mom)

Wow Aaron, you are so handsome, and so well loved, Steffi please know that you are not alone, I share you pain and grief, I would love to reach out to you, I lost my son as well, my Kevin was murdered March 4th 2006. Please know that Aaron will always be with you. I send lot of hugs for you and will pray for you to find peace. God bless .... Shamiza (Kevin's mom)

Location: Unspecified     Date: January 11, 2007

Comment by Tami-GP_Angel Ryan Hook

Happy New Year to Aaron & his family. Our children will be loved & remembered forever. Bless you in the new year!!

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 31, 2006

Comment by Claudia - Zac's Mom and your GP friend

Wow Aaron you are a handsom young man!!! Your mother brought the bit of comfort I needed today so THANK YOU for sharing her. All my love to you and yours...~Claudia - Zac's Mom 1/4/91 - 4/16/06

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 27, 2006

Comment by Barbara Dunne

Merry Christmas, Steffi, Aaron is with you, Just to let you know im thinking of you this christmas time. As we approach 2007, im thinking another year, and the fight goes on, you are not alone, you will never be alone, sending you our full support from the UK. Love and hugs to you, Barb.

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 26, 2006

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Hi Steffi, I'm finally able to once again be part of Aaron's guestbook and his new website. I have not forgotten you and your pain due to the loss of your precious son Aaron. I wish you peace of mind and some healing of your heart, because it hurts to see you hurting this way, yet I know it is just a dream. I'm glad to get updated now with this wonderful website. The walk for justice showed me how much strength there is in you when you think of Aaron. Amazing! The good news of the walk of justice gone international gives me hope and shows everyone how one person can make the difference. Go Steffi go! Sincerely and always there for you, your sister Anette

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 25, 2006

Comment by Shaye Creamer (GP)~^i^Mack's Mom

Beautiful Child in Heaven Aaron Your beautiful light outshines any on the tree. Merry Christmas with the Angels precious Angel. How glorious the season of our Savior's birth. Keep your special family embraced in your celestial wings with warmth, Love, and peace precious Angel. God Bless You always. Always, Shaye, Mack's Mom Forever

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 24, 2006

Comment by Donna-Corey's Mom (G-P)

Aaron, Wishing you a blessed and Merry Christmas in Heaven, surrounded by all our angels. We miss you all so very much! Love, Donna-Corey's Mom

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 24, 2006

Comment by Mary Lynn Baker Mom to Megan Marie Baker

Dear Steffi, I know you miss your angel Aaron. Aaron Merry Christmas in Heaven sweetie! Keep Megan straight! Love You Steffi!

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 23, 2006

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Merry Christmas Aaron. Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 22, 2006

Comment by Natalie Camp

Angel Aaron, I will be keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers this holiday season. Send them lots of love. Steffi, I will be keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers this season. I hope you have lots of wonderful memories of your handsome Angel. Natalie & Anthony

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 19, 2006

Comment by Linda Peteren

Hello, Wanted to express my empathy for the pain that i know you are feeling. I am a friend of Barbara Dunne, and as i have said to her many times, I can only try to put myself in your place. I am the mother of two grown children. I will keep you in my prayers, and hope that the killer of your son will soon be found and brought to justice. Sincerely, Linda petersen

Location: Unspecified     Date: December 18, 2006

Comment by Maria

I was the daughter of the women who came up to talk to you in Saskatoon. I'm truly sorry for what happened and there should be justice. I'm sure he was a wonderful young man(you can tell by his smile). Good Luck!!!

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 18, 2006

Comment by Diane Simonin

Dear Aaron.... from where you are (and you are seeing it all)... you must be so proud of your mom in all she is doing since you have left this life. I know she can't wait to see you again... but until then keep sending your signs of love to her.. to help her along this life she is living without you not being here physically... (and this goes for your other family members and friends too). OK.... and say hi to our Bart Jr. We are new at this life without sons... but you know how it is... Anyways.. till we all meet again I write this prayer to you. In Christ name Amen.

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 11, 2006

Comment by Natalie

Aaron, Stopping by to let you know I am thinking about you and your family. Send your family & friends lots of love.

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 8, 2006

Comment by Barbara Dunne

My prayers and thoughts are with you, it broke my heart to read the story, i know every awaking pain and deep seated agony a mother endures, as Steffi knows i lost my son. We expect justice,but we very soon learn there isnt any to fit the crime. It takes people like Steffi with determination to fight on for justice, not just for her son but for others too. The person who did this to Aaron will be caught one day, god will make sure of that. My thoughts and prayers are with you, lots of love Barb.

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 6, 2006

Comment by Laurie Ann

Steffi, I am looking forward to our annual dance this Nov. 10th at the Renfrew Community Center. I would like to invite ALL of the family members of murder victims to call me if they would like to have a special song for their loved one played on their behalf. My office hours are Mon. - Fri. 10AM -6PM my phone number is 285-5267 my e-mail address is Laurie Ann c/o L.A.-D.J. Services I look forward to seeing you all there.

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 5, 2006

Comment by Gary & Heather Binegar

Hello steffi you are so outstand in the teaching of this thing we call violence i don't think people really know until they have something like this happen to them .I am so glad we meet you I have a dear friend for life, my son zack is with your son helping with the all the newbees like we once was but now we are of the village of gp .so till i talk to u again be carefull. heather binegar zacharywolfords mom and dad gary

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 30, 2006

Comment by Mary C. Hosty-Ray's Mom

Dear Steffi, I am so very sorry for your loss of your precious son Aaron.What can I say... Words cannot express the unbelievable pain that I know you feel & wish I could offer you some comfort. Please know I am right here beside you, traveling this lonely road of grief & share your heartbreak having lost my son Ray to a brutal, violent homicide also. Right now there aren't any answers, there's no understanding because their deaths were senseless, tragic & that's unacceptable to us as their Mothers. I am sorry we had to be united in our grief, but, know that I am here for you, & want you to know together we will get through this unforseen tragedy & just maybe one day, we be able to allow ourselves to remember the love & goodness they brought into our lives...Aaron's no longer in any pain, he is home now with his heavenly Father's arms wrapped around him, until you meet again....Rest in peace, Aaron

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 27, 2006

Comment by Natalie Camp

Aaron, you are such a handsome man. But I just love the little pumpkin costume. Your mommy needs all the signs and angel kisses you can send her. Steffi, what a wonderful son you have. You need not worry, as wonderful as he is, you know exactly where he is.

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 26, 2006

Comment by brunerjs

Steffi, I could barely read your story, it was so heartbreaking, so horrible, my heart is heavy tonight so it was hard. I am so sorry. Words cannot express the sorrow I feel at your son's brutal murder. Aaron was better than this world..........

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 15, 2006

Comment by Donna-Corey's mom

Steffi, Thank you so much for sharing your son Aaron's memorial web site with me. I am truly very, very sorry for your pain and anguish. You can easily see that Aaron was a son that any mother would be so proud to have as their child. I enjoyed seeing all the beautiful pictures of Aaron. He is loved so much and will never be forgotten. Aaron's murderers will pay for what they have done, if not in this lifetime, then in the next. {{{{{Steffi & Aaron}}}}} Donna-Corey's Mom
In Loving Memory of Corey & Michelle James 8/17/2003

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 8, 2006

Comment by Erica

I was looking for the lyrics to a song and came across this page. Your story about your son was very gripping and my prayers are with you and your family. I know its been three years but the pain never really and truly goes away. Between June 2004 and June 2005 I had five family members die. One (being my uncle) was killed on his way to work. He was followed from a convenience store and shot by someone who pulled along side him on the highway. It is believed that he could identify the shooter so then his car was set on fire with him inside. He suffered for 5 days after that. He was the father of 5 and the grandfather of 10. He died one month before his 30 year wedding anniversary. This is still an open case after two years. But I know we will see all of them again in heaven. Your story has really touched. Stay strong.

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 6, 2006

Comment by Kim Mattox

I saw your tribute on Kenneth Mack Creamers website and was touched to visit your sons site. It is a beautiful tribute to your beautiful child. He is such a handsome young man. I pray for you and your family.

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 5, 2006

Comment by Debbie Wengert

Believe me that I know your tremendous pain as my only child was also stabbed and murdered. Kevin and I were closer than close as you were with Aaron. My son died during a fist fight if you can believe that. My son was fist fighting, but this animal had other plans. He butchered my son to death. The doctors at Shock Trauma in Baltimore did everything but Kevin just bled to death. I had to look at my precious baby laying on a table with a tube in his mouth and his eyes opened looking straight at me almost as if to say Mom where were you now???? I cannot get that vision out of my head. As you said you were planning a graduation party, my Kevin died September 3, 2005, and he was turning 18 October 2. I was planning an 18 birthday party. He was also to begin his apprenticeship as a sprinkler fitter on September 7th. Kevin wanted so badly to join the Coast Guard and he would have. The animal was charged as an adult with second degree murder, and tried as a juvenile. He will be out within a year so I know your frustration towards the justice system. I almost wish I didn't know who killed Kevin because the justice system kicked me in the teeth and now this little SOB will be out and have a life and my precious baby is gone. I never was a hateful person, but I just hope that this animal gets what he gave my son when he gets out and I wouldn't feel the least bit of sorrow for his sorry self. If you need to talk to somebody please email me because I truly do know your pain and I am again so very sorry for the loss of Aaron. He was a beautiful child and he should be here with you.

Location: Unspecified     Date: October 1, 2006

Comment by Shaye Creamer (GP)~^i^Mack's Mom

Beautiful Child in Heaven Aaron Shine your glorious Love & light on Your special MOM and keep her embraced in your celestial wings of strength and warmth. She loves and misses you so. Let her FEEL your presence all around. Justice will be served, if not through the judicial system, then certainly through God. HE will not let a crime against one of his little ones go unanswered or unheeded; they "shall not be cast into the pits of Hades or the River of Fire BUT SHALL be utterly and completely destroyed." Keeping you foremost in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. Peace, prayers, hugs, love, and Blessings to you and your family & precious Angel Aaron. Shine on! Bless you. Always, Shaye, Mack's Mom Forever (brutally murdered at 17)

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 30, 2006

Comment by Joyce A Freitas

Oh Steffi, I'm so sorry. I just read your precious son Aaron's story. How horrific. Such a terrible thing to happen to any one. Aaron seemed to be such a wonderful young man. You have many reasons to be proud of him. You & Aaron are in my thoughts and prayers. -- Joyce

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 28, 2006

Comment by Helene, GP Mom to Krista

What a beautiful tribute to your beloved son and hero, Aaron. You are in my prayers.

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 27, 2006

Comment by Tami-GP

I am so sorry for the loss of your precious Aaron and the circumstances surrounding his death. there is a special bond between a mother & her son like no other. our children will be loved and remembered forever and always. bless you!

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 26, 2006

Comment by Mary Lynn Baker

Steffi I pray that maybe someone will get up enough courage to do what is right for Aaron. How sad to think the world is so callous. I pray for you Wisdom and Strength. (((((Steffi and Aaron))))) Mary Lynn Baker Mother of Megan Marie Baker

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 26, 2006

Comment by Arlene

Steffi ~ I am so very sorry for your tragic loss. Aaron is such a handsome young man and I can feel the love you have for him. I pray that God brings justice to the evil men that took Aaron's life. And I pray that your heart finds peace, knowing that someday you will be together once again. Blessings to you both Arlene Dannys Forever Mom

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 26, 2006

Comment by Lyndie Joey's mom

I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious son. Reading your story broke my heart that such a wonderful young man was taken far to soon. I have you and your family close in my thoughts. Much love and comforting hugs Lyndie Joey and Aaron heavenly buddies

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 26, 2006

Comment by Susan Milam

What a beautiful tribute to a fine young man. Rest in peace sweet Aaron and send your Mom lots of angel kisses and hugs. Love, Susan Clint's Mom

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 26, 2006

Comment by Linda Lewis

Dear Sweet Aaron, You are/were a blessing to the world. Your life will live on through your family and friends. Always surround your mother with your love and light.

Dear Steffi, As a mother who also lost her son to someone else's mistake, I feel your pain. Our children are the most precious gifts we have been given. Please know that Aaron is with you always and will guide you until you meet again. Always feel his love and presence. May you find peace and justice for your dear child. Linda Lewis

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 25, 2006

Comment by Terrie Whiteman

Dear Steffi, My prayers to you on the passing of Aaron, what a heroic thing to do and lose your life over it. Your site is beautifully done, and we welcome you to GP. My son Joey was killed in an A/A, on September 3, 2002, Love,Terrie (Joey's Mom)

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 25, 2006

Comment by Cherylann

Hello, thank you for sharing Aaron so lovingly. He was indeed a hero...and you are to! I know the love a mother has for her son is unlike no other, and for that earthly bond to break so violently and in the wrong biological order...well, there are no words. I do know your grief (unfortunately) and wish you love, comfort and blessings from above for the rest of your journey here.

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 25, 2006

Comment by Donna

I am proud to say I was a particitant in the first "WALK FOR JUSTICE- FOR MURDER VICTIMS" . Having suffered the loss of my daughter Brooke Clapson to murder as well. Becky, Thomas & I want to thank Steffi for all her hard work. I know from personal experience how much courage this requires & how painful it is to take part in something like this let alone organise it & carry out your vision. We will continue to walk with you every year. Hugs, Donna, Becky & Thomas

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 23, 2006

Comment by Taya

I got the link to this site off of my brothers memorial website...www.geocities/ my brother was murdered in 2002 and it has been a hard life ever since...although you wake up and learn to live life again...mostly because you have learn that nothing will ever be the same...there a new normal in your life which is filled with happy days and sad days...days you cant even watch tv because something as innocent as a bell comercial will make you cry...this is life...the new life that the monsters have made for you...dont people understand that killing someone ultimatly doesnt do anyhting to that person...the dead go on to heaven...its the living that stay in hell. I am deeply saddened that the killers of aaron have not been caught...I pray for closure for your family...and remember, aaron is holding a spot for you.

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 12, 2006

Comment by Christine Amos

"Wow" Little bro I did not wanna even wake up this morning knowing that to the day it's been three years since I have saw your beautiful, sweet, dimply face. Aaron I went to see Gordy and I saw the ribbons for you and I bought 10 of them I gave one to everyone. Kid you are with me every where I go I know I can feel you. Aaron what I wouldn't give not to have you here again.. I MISS YOU SO MUCH.. I want to tell you I love you and keep your mom strong in all her bad days and nights.. May god bless you Steffi and continue giving you the strength to keep fighting until one day it will all come out.. Love you mom and miss you.. Love you Kid.. XOXOXOXOX.. Lve you both so much.. XOXOXOXO

Location: Unspecified     Date: September 1, 2006

Comment by Lynn Ricketts

I hope aaron finds his peace and justice in heaven.

Location: Unspecified     Date: August 19, 2006

Comment by Michelle

Hello. I just wanted to send my heart out to you. We went through this on February 18, 2003. All I can say is that you really never get over it, and what is supposed to be justice is not! I reget to say that I will be unable to attend your walk, but I pray that you message is sent to the powers that be. There is (in my opinion) NO justice in the Country called Canada. Animals have MORE rights than humans. If you ask me, there is something MORALLY wrong with the "justice" system we have here. I wish you the very best! I will be thinking of you on the 10th.

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: August 17, 2006

Comment by Felicia Cornwall

Hey Steffi, I didn't even know of this beautiful website until I got the email for the "Walk for Justice" which I fully plan on taking part in. I pray that Justice will be served and that thanks to you, no one will have to go through what you're going through. You're absolutely right... It's not natural! I didn't know Aaron but I feel like I know from all the wonderful stories you've told me and all the memories of him that you shared with me. God Bless you dearly for all the work you're doing to make it safe for young people like me to even walk the streets. Much Love to you! Muah!!!

Location: Unspecified     Date: August 17, 2006

Comment by Cindy Pawluk - President of WE - the Victim Society

Reading your story breaks my heart. There are too many families, including my own with no justice for the crimes against our children, parents, neighbors, and friends. Too often people are just willing to turn their backs hoping that the problems will go away or not even acknowledge that there is a problem. Our agency was founded to help Secondary Victims like yourself to get the support they need to work through times when it seems there is a roadblock at every turn.

You have shown great strength in letting people know Aaron through your site and through your fight for justice. If you only reach one person you have made a difference. Obviously you have reached several as the guestbook shows. Keep up the great job you are doing to keep Aaron's memory alive.

Anyone reading this who may know who took Aaron's life so senselessly should come forward. You could be next.

Location: Unspecified     Date: July 19, 2006

Comment by Holly

Dear Steffi, I never know what to put in guestbooks, I wanted to let you know, I admire you, your strength in seeking justice for Aaron. You have an insight into a horrible crime, and police service that is not finding the answers. I truly hope the cold case unit promised will happen in Calgary. You know from my heart, I am so blessed to have you as a friend. God Bless, take care chat soon.

Location: Unspecified     Date: July 3, 2006

Comment by Fern

Steffi, it is great that you are working so hard to find Aaron's killers and to bring them to justice, keeping his story alive we hopefully help. Please take care of yourself though, Arron in safe , and I know you believe this, remember how much you love him, and how much he loves you forever.........Love cannot be separated by anything.

Location: Unspecified     Date: June 18, 2006

Comment by Christine Amos

Hey Steffi: I have not talked to you in along time..I Think of the family often. Steffi this Memorial site is absolutley beautiful and Aaron deserves nothing less then this.. Im sure Im not the only one who can see what a proud mother you were and still are.. Steffi you are an amazing lady!!! The lord is with you every day. More imortantly you have a gardian angel that is so special and precious to so many of us.. Steffi I have to telll you that Iam honored to be going through this site.. Aaron must smile from ear to ear knowing that he was so loved by so many people.. It was not hard to love that big teddy bear.. Aaron I want to say a couple of things to you. I miss you so much I talk to you often like you were right her somedays. Everyone thinks Im going crazy cause they hear me talking to myself but when I tell them Im talking to you. They nod there head and look at me as if they are thinking ok thats good we are not the only ones who do that.. So everyone talks to you like you are here. You are here arent you? You know kid I miss you so much I miss those little chats we used to have.. (The edvice talks we would have. Well I would do most of the listining and you did the talking. ) I really miss those. Mom should know what I mean.. (We've had a few.) Most of all I miss the Aaron hugs that you knew how to give so well. Your smile is indented in my brain.. Your eyes and your dimples and your laugh are ingraved in my heart forever.. Aaron (little brother) do you see the weight I lossed? I know you would be proud of me. You were even when I was fat.. Just kidding I could feel that look.. (LOL) Ok Babe well you be good up there and take care of us down here. Keep us safe and keep us going in the right direction in life.. You are the best gardian angel anyone could ever ask for.. HEY KID I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU..!!!!! Cant wait until those pearly gates open up and I can once again run into those arms of yours.. For now Love you Babe Christine.. XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX

Location: Unspecified     Date: June 7, 2006

Comment by Preston Gardener

Steffi....sigh....i think we were put in each others lives for a specific reason. you know how things have been with my mom. things with aaron happened shortly after i moved here. i dont just see that as a coincidence. you have always been there for me when i needed you, and i know that day you came with me to my drivers test, you were wishing you had that same opportunity with aaron. that was one of the greatest days of my life, and you were an enormous uplifting part of it. i am so proud that thru all of this, you have held onto God and His word. thats a weapon that the enemy can never steal from you. another great weapon is your love for your son. i can only hope that one day, my love for my children can equal yours. at ANY time of ANY day in ANY circumstance, i am always here for you. if ur ever in need of that mother-son time, please think of me. again, thank you for everything you have done for me. i couldnt ask for more. i love you, and i will never forget what aaron did, and why. God bless u "Mom". Love Your Other Son, Preston

Location: Unspecified     Date: June 7, 2006

Comment by Lou Hoffer - National Director 'Guardian Angels Canada'

Your strength in telling the story of the tragic loss of your son Aaron, brings further resolve to organizations like ours, that will continue to work to eradicate this country of spineless cowards who attack others in groups like wolves the way your son was taken from you. One on one these low life individuals would not have been able to look Aaron in the eye! My prayers are with you that these individuals responsible will be caught and punished for the horrible crime that they committed. May G-d give you the strength to carry on in your fight for justice! 'The Guardian Angels' organization are starting a chapter up in Calgary and should be on the streets out there by the fall of '06!!! Thank you for allowing me to learn about your wonderful, brave and courageous son.

Location: Unspecified     Date: May 29, 2006

Comment by Bonnie Hourihan

Thank you for fighting! I thank you for including Aaron's website. You've made a beautiful site in memory of Aaron. He would be proud. Who knows maybe our son's are friends in heaven. AJ was very easy going and loved by all. I always was proud of my son while he was living, and I'm proud to know he touched so many people lives and made a difference if only for 17 years. Aaron, too, has made a difference in this world. Some people live a lengthy life and never make a difference. We both can be proud to say our sons made this world a better place to live. And those who knew them are better people because of them. That's a terrific legacy. And just think we both were a part of that, cause without us, our sons would have not been born. God has a plan for both of us. We just have to have faith. God believed our boy's work here on earth was complete, ours is not. We have to carry the banner now, even if it hurts. God will give us strength to finish our destiny. Mothers hold their babies in their arms for a short while, but in our hearts forever. Until we both cross over and hold our boys in our arms again. Keep the faith.PS. Thanks for spreading the word, together we will make a difference.

Location: Unspecified     Date: May 13, 2006

Comment by Darlene

My heart goes out to you and Your family, I somehow came accross your story while on the internet and read it in it's entirety. May God continue to bless you as he know you needs.

Location: Unspecified     Date: May 11, 2006

Comment by Aaron's Big Sister

Thank you for this web site it feels alot of the time my brother has been forgotten when I go to this site i see all the people that remember him and that is a little comforting so once again thank you this site helps my children and I alot Chicoma

Location: Unspecified     Date: May 8, 2006

Comment by Tammy Gardener

As do everything with such excellence! This site is beautiful. I love all the pictures and the loving care in which you always go about things. I'm sure Aaron looks down on you with that precious smile of his and says...'Ya...that my Moms for ya".

Thanks for being such a wonderful friend and for coming over to help out with Jakob and Janai when Pauls away. I appreciate you greatly and love watching you snuggle my babes. They love you a whole lot and they are so comfortable in your arms. Your love and your warmth puts them at total ease that they always fall asleep with you. Thanks for teaching me and showing me things that I probably would have taken forgranted in the past. Your the best and I love ya. Keep up the good work, everything your doing and have already done is paying off. You are an encouragement to others so don't give up! Much love to you and Chicoma and all your precious Grandchildren. Love Tam

Location: Unspecified     Date: April 30, 2006

Comment by Ruth Ann Mahaffey

Dear Steffi, I was able to visit just now your memorial site you have for your son Aaron. I read, with many tears, the story you wrote concerning his death. Steffi, my heart aches for you and I am so very sorry you have had to deal with such a loss as you have. My prayers go out to you and will remain with you. I know you still must be suffering greatly with so much pain in your heart. There are no words I can say that you probably have not already heard, but my friend, remember this; GOD does hear your prayers and others. I do know that with "time", we heal. We never forget, nor would we want to, but God gave us "time" that helps us heal.Steffi, thank you for writing and for sharing Aaron's website and photos. What a wonderful young man he had to have been. Just know that he is in a better place right now that we are. God bless you and your family always. With love and prayers, Ruth Ann Mahaffey

Location: Unspecified     Date: April 29, 2006

Comment by Joyce

Dear Steffi, Thank you for forwarding aaron's website. I so appreciate you sharing your story. I am going to forward this site to my daughters and encourage them to send it on to their friends. I am so glad I met you. You are an incredible woman and mother! May the Lord continue to guide you and heal you throughout your journey. Thank you for allowing me to know be part of your journey! God Bless you Steffi! Joyce!

Location: Unspecified     Date: April 29, 2006

Comment by Amber Boggs

Hey Steffi sorry I havent talked to you in a while ive been busy!! Geez all these pictures make me cry! I MISS AARON SOOOO MUCH!!! ITS NOT THE SAME WITHOUT HIM!! anyways I just wanted to say hi and take care hun !!! CALL ME!! you have my number love you!!! amber *kiss* xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Location: Unspecified     Date: April 26, 2006

Comment by Eileen Stan

Steffi ‚Äö?Ñ?¨ Thank you for courageously stepping forward and telling your story at today‚Äö?Ñ?¥s licensing hearing. It must have been very difficult for you to relive that terrible event and the loss of your son. You are very brave.

The community thanks you and I hope you can have a small sense of peace knowing that the right decision was made today. I just thought I would pass on a message that I forwarded to my board of directors & other officials notifying them of the today‚Äö?Ñ?¥s decision. Take Care and keep fighting.

Location: Unspecified     Date: March 14, 2006

Comment by Denise Hill & Angela Boorah of Divine Design Creative Services

Dear Steffi, We honor the memory of your precious son by placing a link to his website on ours ( We hope that in some small way, this will serve as a memorial and let you know we walk with you in the journey of pain and grief you've had to endure. Our prayer for you is twofold: (1) that Aaron's murderer would be found and brought to justice, and that (2) one day you'll be set free from the weight of the sorrow. We love you.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: March 14, 2006

Comment by Mrs J.A. Allen

Beautifully done. Very moving.

Location: Coleman, Ab Canada     Date: March 11, 2006

Comment by Jayena

Aarons' new site is beautiful!!

With the recent gang violence once again - anger is prevelant as more innocent bystanders are at risk. We must "fight to stop the violence" for our boys.

We are their 'voices!'

Love: Jayena

Location: Cochrane, AB Canada     Date: March 10, 2006

Comment by Fern Trithart

Hi Steffi. This is a wonderful tribute to Aaron. I do hope that we all receive the justice that we are looking for, and that we can all accomplish what we need to do to STOP THE VIOLENCE!

Location: chestermere, alta canada     Date: March 5, 2006

Comment by Cher Ewing

Hi Steffi. Just wanted to say how outrageous it is that any sane person could take the position "the government" appears to be taking. What is wrong with these people? Where do they get their data and how can they not question the validity of it? Common sense dictates other wise and I'm certain the police would like to be able to lay charges for concealing a deadly weapon (of any type). What about our police force and their safety? Does the government not care about their safety as well as the public? Aren't the politicians in "power" to protect the public and (for us... especially) our children? Appalling! A line must be drawn!

Location: Calgary, AB Calgary     Date: January 17, 2006

Comment by Sheryl

Steffi, thank you for sharing your grief journey with me at the Candlelight Ceremony last night. The pain of losing Aaron is still so very "raw" really haven't started your grief journey of loosing Aaron yet as you've been struggling with justice and dealing with "how" he died.

Be good to yourself; I think of you and your journey, it is different than mine, as it is as unique as you are, but our pain is the same.

My son "Jamie" was murdered 7 years ago on December 4, 1998, in Prince George, BC. His murderer is still not convicted, but we know who he is and there were witnesses, but they are afraid to come forward. After 7 years I couldn't stay in Prince George because of the reminders of how my old son died and all the bad memories ...I just want to remember Jamie and the gift of life he gave us every day during those 24 cherished years. He would have been 31 this year.

I pray that one day I will have peace in my heart.

When living life gets rough for me and I'm so tired and just want for God to take me home to be at peace and see my son again ...I remember how my son lived life each day as if it was the first day of the rest of his life and I am reminded that he wouldn't want to see me so sad and full of grief.

Steffi, our work on earth is not done yet, whatever it is, God wants us to accomplish something more.

So, with a smile of my face in memory of my son, and tears on my heart, I'll close with a thought ..."the heart is the only broken instrument that works".

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: December 12, 2005

Comment by Fern Trithart

Hi Steffi. I too as you know have lost my son to violence, Tyler just 16 was sucker punched, by a 17 year old boy, just like you our family has never recieved any justice, the boy walked away scott free, We have no justice system in Canada, it is a joke, and the victims seem to have no rights, keep fighting for Aaron, I have only known you for a short time, but you are a strong individual with a sense of purpose. NO JUSTICE IS INJUSTICE. You are always on my mind and in my heart, I know Aaron is in heaven with, Clayton McGloan, Tyler Trithart, Johnny Deneef, Troy Krause, Devin Venables, all these young men were killed by senseless violence. Thank you for showing me the courage to stand up and not be afraid.] Sincerely, Fern Trithart

Location: chestermere, ab Canada     Date: November 9, 2005

Comment by Laurie Ann c/o L. A - D. J. Services

Steffi, as much comfort as these kind words that have been written to you and Aaron are, all of us as Canadian's MUST help put a stop to all of this violence. Well wishes for the family though treasured, cannot stop this from happening to someone else.

If you have any information regarding Aaron's case, I beg of you. Do the right thing. Call Crime Stoppers, call from a phone booth and do not give your name. JUST CALL. If this happened to one of us, our families would want all of the information that was out there to surface so that the correct people invoved can be punished.

If you are scared to call, write your information down/type it up & leave it at any district office after hours. NO ONE NEED EVER KNOW THAT YOU MAY HAVE SAVED MORE LIVES!!!!!
Steffi, at any time day or night.
Aaron, miss you always.
Love Laurie Ann

Location: Calgary, AB. Canada     Date: October 13, 2005

Comment by Doris Kalusche

Liebe Steffi, ich werde eine Kerze f?¬?r Aaron anz?¬?nden und werde an Euch denken. Liebe Steffi, melde Dich! Deine Dollo

Location: Aitrach, Germany Baden-W?¬?rttemberg     Date: September 1, 2005

Comment by Jayme

Steffi & Chicoma, I cannot believe how long it has been...I miss him so much! Not a day goes by that I do not think of Aaron! What an amazing website, Aaron would have loved it! I am so sorry you have to go through this! I love you guys and pray for you all the time! Both of you are sooo amazing!

Aaron, I know your not here with us...But I feel at peace when I share my thoughts with you! It's the only thing that makes me feel somewhat better! I quit smoking you'd be so proud of me...I start school on the 6th! I can't wait! I wish you were here to share these things with me! I miss you so much! I'm so excited that you and I love the same lord and we will see eachother again! that's a promise! I LOVE YOU so much! You're so amazing!


Location: Calgary, ab canada     Date: September 1, 2005

Comment by Tammy

Dear Steffi.. There are no words that can ease your pain, so what I choose to say is that I love you, and that I am always here for you. I know that you hurt every single day and I fully accept that in you. I know that I cannot do anything to make it better, there is nothing that I can say that can ease it any less. All I can do is allow you to feel what you feel, when you feel, and how you feel and continue to love you thru it all.

In the meantime....I have my talks with the Lord, asking for Justice, knowing full well, that God is Supreme and Justice WILL be served and there WILL BE NO ESCAPING the ultimate wrath of God.

Matthew 5:21 speaks of Murder and the judgement to come from such an act, and make no mistake, they will be sent to Hell where they cannot escape eternal burning and no mis-trial can ever get them off. There is no getting out early for good behavior..there, they will suffer for all eternity, less they repent and be truly born again!

Steffi, Hang on and keep pressing on...your doing a wonderful job at keeping Aaron's case alive in the hearts of all. And the work that you are doing will be of great significance to others.
I'm very proud of you.
Your friend forever

Location: Calgary, AB     Date: September 1, 2005

Comment by Rose & Ted d'Haene

Dear Steffi, I will light a candle for Aaron tomorrow and send some prayers of strength for you in this awful battle of violence which took your son from you. I think of you often. God Bless You.

Rose & Ted d'Haene

Location: calgary, AB Canada     Date: August 31, 2005

Comment by Gail-Marie

The candle is still burning for you Aaron. Also Steffi and I would be proud if anyone would like to look at my chapter of victims of homicide...

Location: Alliston, Ontario Canada     Date: August 17, 2005

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Dear Steffi, once again I'd like to send my love and dearest wishes your way. It's almost been two years since a precious young man left us. I'm thinking of you and Aaron lots, especially at this time of year. I'm so very sorry to see how you are still hurting so much. No mother should have this pain, this loss. It hurts to see you like this and I wish I could just make it go away. Remember, I'm still here for you, whatever it is I can do, do let me know!!!!!!! with big hugs, your sister Anette

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: August 15, 2005

Comment by David Dinnendahl

I think about you all the time Aaron, you were a great cousin and friend to me. I can't believe you would have been 20 this past Sunday, happy birthday dude! Time has passed far too fast since you have left us, seems like just recently when we were hanging out. Everyone misses you greatly, and I'm never going to forget what a great guy you were. Lots of love down here.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: July 26, 2005

Comment by Sharon Muller

Steffi and Chicoma, unless someone has been through a tragedy similar to this they will not understand the pain you carry everyday. As friends we can only listen and offer what support we know how to give. We do not understand how years gone by do not slow the suffering, ease the pain or stop the tears. One thing we all share is the love for our children and knowing the violence has to end so not as many mothers and sisters have to wake up with only memories and not the warm bodies the rest of us get to touch. I hope somehow you both can find your way to a 'new normal'. We all miss you Aaron! "A mother holds her child's hand for a short time, their heart forever"
Love Sharon xxoo

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: July 26, 2005

Comment by Barbara

Honoring Aaron today on his 20th birthday - from all the cousins and family in Saskatoon.
Amanda, Chantal, Evan and Florian

Location: Saskatoon     Date: July 24, 2005

Comment by Jayena Collins

Dear Steffi, It is very unfortunate that we had to meet the way we have, but I truly beleive that we will be able to walk 'hand in hand' along with the many other families that have been devastated by this extremely ugly thing we call'homicide'. You are in my thoughts and prayers daily! Aaron was an exceptional young man - as was our Mathew!!

I am positive that they have met one another and are smiling down upon us as we continue the fight to "Stop the Violence".

It is so important to share your grief with others whom most definitly understand and do not place judgement. "Broken Hearts" will allow us to share our homogenous grief and at the same time - honor our boys!!



Location: Cochrane, AB Canada     Date: June 14, 2005

Comment by Amber

Hey baby. It's Amber. That is a very nice poem! It made me cry Steffi.. I MISS AARON a lot too, I think about him every day and every night, how it would be if he was still here..

I can feel his breath on me when I cry, telling me its going to be ok. But the truth is, it's not going to be ok until these A Hole's are DEAD!!!!!!! I hate people who could do this, they make the rest of us suffer. Anyway Steffi I LOVE YOU and I will talk to you later.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: May 15, 2005

Comment by Raidah

Hi Steffi, Gord and I have not stopped thinking of you , and we still miss Aaron greatly , I pray for you I pray for his murderers get what they deserve,we all know there was several of them, I believe very strongly that god's justice is more powerful than any , and that is why it's taking so long cus it needs that kind of justice , your pain and longing for your son will always be there, but I guess seeing justice now will help a little bit only.

Steffi I can't express how I feel for you, I pray for you, and for justice, Gord and I love you. Take care .

Location: Calgary, ab canada     Date: May 12, 2005

Comment by Charlene Buell

Hi Steffi. Your poem is beautiful.You know that I am here for you if you need me.I think of you often.I feel and understand your loss.I know our children are watching over us.You are a very brave woman. Take care Steffi.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: May 10, 2005

Comment by Gail-Marie

I am truly sorry about the loss of your son. I DO KNOW what it is like to lose a son to violence as well. My son died March 29/02 because of a young offender in a fist fight very similar to Fern Trithhart's Boy. Fern sent me the info about your son and that is why I am responding to you. Please keep in touch and if you have time I too would like you to take a look at John's Memorial ( My Son ) (Don't regret growing is a privilege denied to many)

Location: Alliston, Ontario, Canada     Date: March 30, 2005

Comment by Nancy

Dear Steffi, you have been in my thoughts a lot lately. Congratulations on seeing progress in your war against violence. Every step a victory.

When I heard the news about the mounties being killed in Alberta, I thought : "How awful, but finally something big enough and public enough to shake Canadians out of their little snug rut: where everyone likes to believe it's safe "out there". Its not. You know it. We know it and share your personal grief. And this news has now made everyone aware and maybe even more resources will be commited to deal with violence.

A note from our house. Recently the schools here in Germany are trying to address the issue of bullying which, of course, ??s the tip of the iceberg. A girl in Derek's class was bullied to the point where the principal and other school officials stepped in and still the perpetrators did not "get it".

There was a class meeting to discuss the issue. The Principal told us that when Derek stood up and told Aaron's story that a there was utter silence in the room and finally the message hit home. He said nothing he could have said or done would have been as effective as Derek's words. Derek is not a public speaker, but I believe that it was God acting through him to spread the word of right and wrong. Aaron lives in us all. This battle will be won.


Location: Germany     Date: March 24, 2005

Comment by Amber

Hey Steffi, its Amber!! I miss you, i hope everything works out for you. REMEMBER!!! I AM ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU!!! if you need a shoulder to cry on or if you just need to talk.. LUV YOU LOTS


Location: calgary, ab canada     Date: March 17, 2005

Comment by Tony Kendall

Hi Steffi, first I would like to thank you for letting me take part with the service back in September 2003. This is such a wonderful website in honour of Aaron. He truly was an amazing individual from what his friends have told me and is missed by all of them.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: January 21, 2005

Comment by John Syratt

Steffi, it was such a wonderful pleasure meeting you this year. What a tragic experience you've had to endure. We pray the Lord's comfort and grace will be yours this Christmas and in 2005. Aaron was a true Alberta hero and we know you're very proud of him. His life spoke volumes about his Mom too. May you be blessed and strengthened at this time of year. Thanks for doing the interview for City Light News. God bless, -John Syratt, Pastor of Lighthouse Church and Editor of CLN

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: December 22, 2004

Comment by Mark and Diane Key

Dear Steffi, it was such a pleasure meeting you at the Rockyview Hospital Candlelight Vigil, on December 15, 2004 and for building Aaron's site, so we could go and meet him there. You said it so well, how some of the youth of today are so desensitized, that killing becomes the norm for them. The killers, as well as, the bystanders who stand by and watch these senseless crimes taking place are also immune to the dangers, they themselves, are in. Aaron was consistent with who he was, as he promoted peace and hope, even to the underdog. Unfortunately the, "Good Die Young," in this increasing violent world. Rest assured there will be justice. If not here, then, when they meet their maker. Our hearts go out to all those people who are affected by Aaron's loss. At times, we know the grief, is unbearable. We have found, when our hearts stopped breaking, our Child was there waiting for us. We hope when your hearts stop breaking, you'll find a new way of communicating with Aaron. His legacy of peace and hope will live on forever.

Location: Calgary, Canada     Date: December 16, 2004

Comment by Andy Dinnendahl

In my thoughts today and everyday... much love, Andy

Location: London, England     Date: December 9, 2004

Comment by Daniel Dinnendahl

A beautiful tribute for a beautiful person who was taken away from us far too soon. I think about you everyday Aaron, you are always in my heart. Miss you more than words can say.

Location: Vancouver, Canada     Date: December 2, 2004

Comment by Donna Friday

Dear Steffi, my auntie Angela Boorah sent this web site to me and I am so glad she did. My heart goes out to you and your family. I am a mother of 4 myself and the pain I feel from reading this is very hard to explain. I know I never knew your son but I do know how much as a mother I love my kids and that I would rather die myself than let anyone hurt any of my children. I pray to God to help us find the evil that walks around with your sons blood on their hands. They must be found and brought to justice. In the mean time please know that my heart goes out to you and that I wish you well for the future and please continue to do the wonderful work you are doing. Your son will never be forgotten. With kind regards Donna

Location: Poole Dorset, England     Date: November 30, 2004

Comment by Amber

Hey Steffi, its Amber, this is a beautiful web site. I miss Aaron a lot.. He was the sweetest guy I have ever known. He took me in his arms without asking any questions. That is what I love about him, he does not judge. I hope these criminals get caught! Aaron was a good guy he never deserved to go through this, you don't deserve to go through this..


I love you Steffi and I promise I'll keep in touch

love and prayers Amber

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 24, 2004

Comment by Debbie Hanson and family

Dear Steffi, as an example to me and my family you set a presidence of what family, parenting and being a great mother is all about. I applaud you with your victories as you conquer your challenges. You are an amazing person and glad to call a friend. In friendship and all my love

Debbie Hanson and family

Location: Edmonton, AB Canada     Date: November 23, 2004

Comment by Natasha

Steffi, it has been 2 weeks since i have met you, but i can‚Äö?Ñ?¥t deny that you have had a great impact on my life. I had known about aaron‚Äö?Ñ?¥s tragedy through our mutual friend, jasmin, but the story came to life when i felt the pain you were going through. I am so greatfull for this site and the legacy that aaron has left behind. He was born for a reason, and taken too soon. With the strenghth of his family, you have managed to let his memory live on by speaking to individuals like myself to appreciate the very breath that we take. He passed on a hero, he tried to save someone else‚Äö?Ñ?¥s life and instead, god took his. Even though we see this as a tragedy, we should look at it as a blessing. You see, aaron was protecting someone, he took on this challenge and committed the purest act before leaving this world. The one he protected however, shall live with this blessing for the rest of his life, and owe‚Äö?Ñ?¥s his life to his protector. The fact that no one has come forward with any information, especially the one he protected will pay with this memory for the rest of his life. God took aaron for his purity, and innocence. He decided to take him instead of another because aaron‚Äö?Ñ?¥s journey had been completed. He had done kind acts throughout his life, he protected, made people laugh, and most of all, blessed your families life with his presence. He was stripped of the rest of his life, not because he was a bad soul, but because he had fulfilled his ultimate purpose. God took him at his youth because he didn‚Äö?Ñ?¥t want aaron to see or feel any more danger, sorrow, or pain throughout his life. The ones that lived on instead from that day have a life of regret, and will one day see the other side of their hiding. They will repent, they will feel remorse, moreover, they will feel the consequences of playing ‚Äö?Ñ??god‚Äö?Ñ?? and taking someone‚Äö?Ñ?¥s life into their own hands. It will be that day when your heart may be able to have it‚Äö?Ñ?¥s last days of healing. Just know that in your loss, the knowledge i, and many other‚Äö?Ñ?¥s you have touched, has been born. Aaron is smiling, he is in the arms of the ultimate divine and glory, and with his strenghth i wish you and your family all the best, and hope that the truth will be told. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but never give up. In your pain, and search for the truth, you have inspired many. You are a true gift, and i am fortunate to have met you. Thank you for your honesty, and your presence. God bless you all.

Location: Calgary, Canada     Date: November 22, 2004

Comment by Andrew Kirkpatrick

It is a very beautiful site!! I realise this must have been hard to put it together, but your love shines through beeming!!

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 18, 2004

Comment by Trina Rowe

Stay strong and always believe. God is great and he will help you at all times. My prayers are with you.

Location: Edmonton, AB Canada     Date: November 18, 2004

Comment by Cheryl Whittaker

Steffi what a wonderful website in honour of Aaron. He truly was an amazing individual. I feel fortunate to have known him.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 18, 2004

Comment by Anette Dinnendahl

Aaron's website is an important tool in helping my sister fighting the violence. I am hoping it not only brings results, but helps her heal, and lightens the load of this deep pain she is carrying.

Dear Steffi, you are on the road of getting better. I believe this strongly and am here for you, in thought and in person. Yours Anette

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 17, 2004

Comment by Tammy

Hi Steffi, its nice to see some additional entries. I know this is not easy for you as it seems so completely outrageous that a page such as this is even necessary. I truly can't imagine how much pain each day brings as you wake each morning knowing that Aaron is gone and his killer walks free. I know you find peace in that Aaron is with our Lord and Savior walking those streets of Gold but even Jesus's Mother (in the "Passion of Christ" movie) showed great difficulty accepting the fate that she knew was to happen. After all that was still her Son. I know that those memories of Aaron from birth to toddler to teenager will replay over and over and over, causing your heart to hurt each time, knowing that it stops there. The emotions of joy, pain, heartache all wrapped up in one, cannot be easy and makes life unbearable at the best of times. But I pray that the peace that passes all understanding will make its way into your heart and life in times of great doubt and that the love of Jesus Christ will continually embrace you and comfort you always. My prayer is that you will long for heaven even greater, while yet still understanding the work that you must accomplish here on earth. I pray that God gives you the strength to do it, the fight to see it through and that you will be able to share the love of God with others as you cross paths with those who are going thru the same pain. For others, I pray that they will never have to face what you are going thru, I pray for a sensitivity towards you and that they can with compassion share your burden.

Galatians 6:2 says:
Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 17, 2004

Comment by Pastor Ron Leech

Just wanted to let you know that I am praying for you and that you have been in my thoughts and prays.

Pastor Ron Leech Eastside City Church

Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada     Date: November 17, 2004

Comment by bs

Today is World Peace day, and I wish nothing more for everyone in this world!! It just breaks my heart to think of Aaron, never wanting to fight, and trying make Peace that fatefull night.....what a senseless, senseless tragedy!! Glad you found this spot to honour him and let us know more through your writing Steff!

Location: Unspecified     Date: November 17, 2004

Comment by Andrea Smith

Prayers to you.

Location: Sarnia, ont Canada     Date: November 17, 2004

Comment by Angie Boorah

Dear Steffi, My heart is full from viewing this site. A site which has been created with such love and tremendous anguish. As a mother and grandmother, I can only imagine what you go through each day just to live. Losing a child is traumatic enough, but to lose a child under such cruel circumstances is beyond comprehension. I pray and will continue to pray that God will reveal the identity of the killer(s), witnesses, and all the evidence that has been concealed since that night, one year ago. Truth can never remain hidden. You have my support, and know I am always here for you. Aaron is with our precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, of that I have no doubt, and eternity with him is not far away.

Location: Calgary, AB Canada     Date: November 17, 2004

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