Thursday , July 29 2021

Cancer patient Jarred Thompson died after being evacuated from Fiji



Cancer patient Jarred Thompson, who was stranded in Fiji before being flown back to New Zealand, had died.

His friend, Thomas Brook, posted on Facebook that Thompson, 27, from Napier, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

"For friends, friends of family, supporters and those who have not been touched by the life of this young man. Our brother, father, son, cousin, loved friend, Jarred Cole Thompson made the transition from this life, into the next, "Brook wrote.

Napier man Jarred Thompson, who had struggled with cancer, fell ill during a trip to Fiji. He died on Wednesday.

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Napier man Jarred Thompson, who had struggled with cancer, fell ill during a trip to Fiji. He died on Wednesday.

"Jarred has been at the comfort of his family's home on Taupō since Saturday, surrounded by his beloved family and dear friends to the end."

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Thompson was taken to Auckland Hospital after the community helped collect more than $ 35,000 to take him home. The goal is $ 27,000.

Napier resident Jarred Thompson (second left), who struggled with cancer, felt sick while traveling to Fiji, with his friend Thomas Brook (right) in Fiji.

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Napier resident Jarred Thompson (second left), who struggled with cancer, felt sick while traveling to Fiji, with his friend Thomas Brook (right) in Fiji.

Thompson's trip to Fiji was planned a year ago, just before he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The cancer then spreads to his lungs and liver.

Part of the planned full-month vacation was attending a health camp, which Thompson hoped would improve his health.

Thompson returned from Fiji after raising public funds.

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Thompson returned from Fiji after raising public funds.

But he suffered a headache and felt unwell a few days after the camp. Thompson finally vomited and lost his speech before being taken to a Fiji hospital.

Brook said he wanted to thank all those who were "touched not only by this man's life, but were touched by the story".

"We unite in one unit to give a little and achieve something beautiful. Because of your love, we got Jarred home and from the heart of my heart, thank you. Thank you for the gift of time you have given to Jarred and his friends. Family and friends. "

Thompson's interesting & # 39; shaka & # 39; in Fiji.

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Thompson's interesting & # 39; shaka & # 39; in Fiji.

The Givealittle page has been extended in lieu of Thompson's death news, Brook said.

Funds will be used for anyone who wants to support the Thompson family, especially the mother and daughter.


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