SPC Dane R. Balcon

  • "There is not a day, a breath, nor a heartbeat that goes by..."
    - Carla Sizer
  • "Missing you..."
    - Mom
  • "Dane, You have been on my mind again. If it wasn't..."
    - Joshua Garza
  • "I went to basic with you. I went to 4ID when you went to..."
    - Damian Faraklas
  • "I still struggle wondering why you had to go so soon...you..."
    - Christopher Bonner
In Memoriam

Today, like everyday since 5 September 2007, we continue to miss you more and more. You are never far from our thoughts, actions, or words. As your Mother, I have often wondered what I could have done differently to help change the course of events. As your Mother, I can't help but think of what you might have become. As your Mother, I am so proud of my son. I pray that your sweet soul awaits me, your family, and friends in Heaven. Dane, we honor your service today and everyday. We are so grateful to have had someone like you in our lives. Thank you for choosing me to be your Mom. We'll see you on the High Ground......Hooah! Love, Mom, Larry, Grant, & Quinn

Published in The Gazette on Sept. 5, 2009
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