Taylor’s 16th birthday would have been yesterday

‘Love you and miss you,’ parents say


Taylor Messina of Oak Park died on July 21 from cancer. Friends met at the Messina house a few days before Taylor’s birthday to make T-shirts marking the occasion of what would have been her “sweet 16.” Parents Warren and Crystal and sisters Payton and Katie submitted this photo of Taylor from her days as a volleyball player for Oak Park High.


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