His last day of school was October 22, and the school was informed he was in quarantine the following Monday, according to VanLeer’s statement.
“We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family and ask that the public respects their privacy,” she wrote. “His family deserves nothing less. The family also asks that we all remember to wear masks, wash hands frequently and follow guidelines. COVID-19 is real and they want to remind students and parents to take these precautions in and outside of school.”
“I can’t imagine what she’s going through,” Franke said. “Nobody should ever have to deal with that.”
“He loved Christmas, video games, and enjoyed making YouTube videos, playing Pokemon GO, playing football and being with his family,” they wrote.
“Peyton, buddy, you are forever in our hearts. We love you endlessly and we will never forget you.”