Dalton Alan Ford, 15

December 5, 2014

Ford obitDalton Alan Ford, 15 of St. Leonard, MD passed away peacefully at home on December, 3 2014 after a courageous 18 month battle with DSRCT, a form of childhood cancer. A sophomore at Calvert High School, Dalton was born and raised in Calvert County, MD, where he excelled in the classroom and on the soccer field. He was most known for his amazingly charismatic personality, his beautiful smile, and his selfless and compassionate nature.

Dalton is survived by his father, David Ford, his mother, Jennifer Pirner, his step-father Roger Pirner, and two brothers, Joshua Ford and Ty Pirner. Dalton will also be dearly missed by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and beloved teachers, coaches and friends.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 20 American Lane, Lusby, MD 20657. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Rausch Funeral Home, Lusby, MD.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20010 or Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. If possible, contributions to Calvert Hospice are encouraged to be made at www.calverthospice.org.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.

One Response to Dalton Alan Ford, 15

  1. Gill on December 8, 2014 at 9:15 am

    So very sad. What on Earth is a young person, a child or anyone exposed to that results in a death from cancer ? Life certainly is not fair. Bless his heart.