Kyle Bergeron's legacy is a good one
They fought for and with frail Kyle through the ups and downs of an 18-month cancer battle until he passed away peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 30 in a Gulf-front motel room overlooking the beach that he loved
But even though the friendly teenager with the ready smile and big, big heart has gone to a better place, he won’t soon be forgotten by those who knew him, and many who didn’t.
Because as Kyle waited for the miracle that would save his life - the miracle that didn’t arrive for reasons that clearly are beyond human reckoning - friends and strangers alike stood and delivered the only thing they could: the unconditional, "I’m not asking for anything back" kind of love that this old world so often seems to lack.
Hundreds of men, women and children sent cards and letters, donated blood and money - all in the name of goodness for goodness’ sake ... and for a kid who deserved all the healing, loving thoughts and prayers we could muster.
A large part of Kyle’s legacy, we believe, was to bring out the good in people who found a reason in their hearts to reach out to a young man and his family when they needed it the most. Thank you, Kyle.
We won’t soon forget you - or how you made us part of your short but special life.And thank you, people of St. Charles Parish, for reminding us that in a rough and tumble world, even when things are desperate, or bleak, there always are people who care.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...
After a second round game filled with heroic plays and a furious comeback,...
The Hahnville cross country boys and girls teams each recently won the 7-5A...
Larry Cochran, D-St. Rose, took the lead and kept it for a win as St. Charles...
When the basket of food arrived, Trinika King was stunned and grateful over the...
While many of the teams remaining in the prep football postseason will be adjusting...
Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!
Des Allemands mother welcomes indictment in daughter’s brutal murder - 4304 views
It has been a hard wait for Jolene Dufrene, but she welcomed the news that the New Orleans man accused of brutally murdering her daughter in June has been indicted on multiple charges.