Community mourns the loss of Madi Moore

Linton-Stockton student Madi Moore passes away after battling Grafts vs. Host disease.

Posted: Jul 15, 2019 6:44 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2019 10:48 AM

LINTON, Ind. (WTHII) - Madi Moore, of Linton, lost the battle to Grafts vs. Host disease on July 15.

Moore was a 17-year-old student at Linton-Stockton High School. She beat AML leukemia in July 2018 and was returning to life as a normal teenage girl until a few months ago. Doctors diagnosed her with graft vs. host disease. She passed away at Riley Hospital for Children at 7:30 a.m. this morning with her family by her side. 

LINK | WABASH VALLEY UNITES FOR MADI MOORE, A GREENE COUNTY TEEN BATTLING GRAFT VS. HOST DISEASE

Thousands of people around the Wabash Valley and beyond have been following Madi's journey on Facebook. 

Linton-Stockton High School is hosting a prayer circle on July 16 at 12:30 p.m. at the flag pole in front of the high school. Community members can also support Madi's family through a go fund me page created by Heather Graves- Rader to help cover medical expenses. 

"It's the least we can do for a family who gives so much," Graves-Rader says. 

Numerous efforts are in place throughout the community to support the family including a car show on July 21 from 1-4 p.m. at Humphreys Park in Linton. Jiffy Treet in Linton is also hosting a fundraiser for the family on Thursday. 

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. 

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