Editor's Note: Shayla Lutz, a three-year-old Stoughton girl, tragically passed away last September 14th shortly
after she was hit by a box truck in front of the Hansen Elementary School on Central St. With the anniversary of Shayla's passing approaching, the following is a letter to the community from the Lutz Family:
From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to give our deepest thanks
to the community. Throughout the past year there have been so many of
you who have left your marks on our hearts. There truly aren't words to
express how much all of your love and support has touched us.
many of you offered your condolences and reminded us often that Shayla
will never be forgotten. The thoughtfulness of this town is truly
amazing. There are far too many of you to offer our appreciation to
individually. We are so grateful for your cards, flowers, dinners made
for our family, every generous donation, the beautiful roadside
memorial, the candlelight vigil, and every other thoughtful deed. Your
love and support have been our strength.
We'd also like to give
special thanks to the Farley Funeral Home, the faculty and PTO at the
Hansen School, the members of The Little Theatre of Stoughton, and the
James Wright Memorial Fund for truly caring for our family.
will never forget the outpouring of love we received here in Stoughton.
And it warms our hearts to know that so many of you will never forget