Eight-year-old Jonny Wade of Jerseyville continues to inspire those who heard of his fight against cancer, months after his death. The Wade family this week donated $21,000 to the Jerseyville Park & Recreation Department, the result of donations that were received in Jonny's name.
Park & Rec Director Angela Sullivan tells The Big Z Jonny's spirit touched the local community and beyond.
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She says there is no solid plan yet for how the money will be spent. Jonny Wade died Christmas Eve after fighting a rare form of brain and spinal cancer for about a year.