Richmond-area’s beloved Sawyer Perkins dies of cancer

Richmond-area’s beloved Sawyer Perkins dies of cancer
Sawyer Perkins and her mom.

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond-area’s beloved Sawyer Perkins has died of cancer on New Year’s Eve, according to a Facebook post by her mother.

Sawyer Perkins began her journey with an aggressive, rare form of brain cancer before she even started school. Over the years, she has dazzled the Richmond-area community with her bright smiles and resilience.

She celebrated her 10th birthday back in July and received a pool for her birthday wish. A parade was also held in September to celebrate her and her courageous fight.

Sawyer’s mother posted on social media that she died peacefully and surrounded by her loved ones.

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