Gallery: Hundreds gather for Robin Carey memorial at Hampton Park

13-year-old died from fatal case of strep throat on March 23

Family, friends and teammates of Robin Carey packed the gymnasium of the Les Passmore Centre on Thursday for the 13-year-old’s memorial.

The Rock Heights middle school student and Hampton Little League alumni died on March 23 from a fatal case of strep throat.

People filled the seats, lined the walls and were out the door for the memorial.

Memorabilia from Carey’s school work, art, baseball and soccer accomplishments covered tables and poster boards. As messages of love and support were written of her seats were filled, the walls were lined, and

Carey was a terrific baseball player and athlete who, in 2015, moved from playing with boys at Hampton Little League to playing with girls and represented Canada at the Little League Softball World Series in 2016 and 2017. She also volunteered with the Hampton’s Challenger Baseball program for two years.

Carey would have been part of the Lambrick Park baseball academy starting in her Grade 9 year, in September.

Dozens of Carey’s teammates wore their jerseys from Team Canada world series team, Gorge soccer team and the 2004 Devils fastpitch team.

 

Just Posted

Bike dragged several blocks after hit and run

Wheel-less bike dragged underneath van along Dallas Rd. after cyclist hit

WATCH: Moms Stop The Harm respond to opioid crisis

Someone asked her if she does the work for her son. McBain said: “No, actually. I do it for your son.”

Millstream Road closed to traffic at Bear Mountain Parkway

Downed hydro pole blocking both lanes at Industrial Way

Skydiver lands safely after cutting away main chute

Central Saanich emergency services called after witnesses saw spiralling chute

Man arrested at gunpoint outside Vic High

Police were called after he allegedly threatened a teacher with a knife

VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent

Matt Johnson says televised water stunt was closest he’s come to death

NAFTA talks hold Foreign Affairs Minister in Washington, substitute heads to NATO summit

NAFTA talks keeping Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, sends substitute to NATO summit

Britain gives long-lost Franklin expedition ships to Canada, Inuit

Deeds to HMS Erebus and HMS Terror signed over to Canada and Inuit Heritage Trust

Grief over deadly Toronto van attack sinks in

Three days after rampage, people still gathering at memorial to lay flowers and honour victims

Liberals urged to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

Trudeau has been adamant that his government wouldn’t increase taxes on online subscriptions

Why some B.C. daycares didn’t opt in to subsidy program

Deadline passes for program aimed at laying foundation for universal child care

Charges follow collisions between pickup and police vehicles in Nanaimo

Majore Jackson, 32, and Andrew John Bellwood, 47, from Nanaimo, face numerous charges

Been a long day? Here’s cute puppies in training

Group is training next batch of assistance dogs at Vancouver International Airport

Most Read