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In Memoriam: Family of Cagney Wenk Dedicate Bench to BCH Staff

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The family of the late Cagney Wenk dedicated a bench to BCH staff in the courtyard of Foothills Hospital on December 23, 2017 with one special guest in attendance: Cagney's one-year-old son, Levon.

In September 2016, photos of Wenk, his fiancee, Jessica Li, and his newborn son garnered national and international news attention.
Cagney was bravely fighting brain cancer when his fiancee went into labor at Foothills Hospital.
BCH hospital staff wheeled him from the ICU to the Family Birth Center so he could be there for the birth of Levon.
bench engraved"It was an extraordinary sharing between the units. This really brought out the best," BCH ICU Nurse leader Tracey Nagell told CNN at the time.
Local birth and maternity photographer Sarah Boccolucci documented the child's first hours and produced a moving video that went viral on news outlets around the world.
Cagney passed away last year surrounded by his family and friends.
One year later, Cagney's family paid tribute to BCH staff in gratitude for the support they received.

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Photo credit: Thank you, again, Sarah Boccolucci for your beautiful photos.