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Carter Joseph Bucciero

cjbpagepicCarter Joseph Bucciero was a happy and vibrant little boy - full of love and laughter. Nothing ever prepared our Vixen sister, Sarah Betz Bucciero, and her husband, Paul, to hear that Carter had an inoperable Astrocytoma brain tumor growing in the thalamus and hypothalamus of his brain.  In mid-September 2011, on a Saturday morning, Carter woke up with croup. Over the next 3 weeks, routine tests gave way to specialists, and on October 6, 2011, Carter and his family received the dreaded diagnosis of an inoperable brain tumor. Within two hours Carter was transferred to Levine's Children's Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. Carter was accepted for treatment at St. Jude’s in Memphis, Tennessee, where he arrived on November 8, 2011. Despite a successful initial response to treatment, Carter lost his battle against the brain tumor and died at 1:20 am on Monday, August 13, 2012.

The Carter Bucciero Memorial Fund at Sweet Briar College benefits students whose lives have been impacted by cancer. Please help us fully fund this worthy goal! Click here to learn more about the various fundraisers going on at any time. To donate directly, give online and designate The Carter Bucciero Memorial Scholarship under "other," or send your donation directly to:

Sweet Briar College
Attn: Carter Bucciero Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 1057
Sweet Briar, VA 24595