Cleo Shepherd Wiki – Cleo Shepherd Biography
A devastated family mourns the death of Cleo Shepherd, a 20-year-old woman who told her mother before being intubated that she did not want to die of COVID-19.
Tragically, Shepherd died Monday from complications related to the respiratory virus, according to her mother, Summer Carr.
“They had to intubate her, and just before she intubated her, the last thing she said to me was, ‘Mom, I don’t want to die,'” Carr told local news station KTBV, recounting her latest conversation with her daughter. .
“And I promised her that she would be okay. And that was the last conversation I had with her,” she recalled.
Cleo Shepherd Age
Cleo Shepherd was 20 years old.
Cleo Shepherd Death
Shepherd was first hospitalized in Ontario, Oregon, a city on the Idaho border, Carr said. She was later transferred to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
According to a GoFundMe campaign created to raise funds for funeral costs, Shepherd developed pneumonia while in the hospital, leading to kidney failure and eventually “his heart just couldn’t keep up with everything.”
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Shepherd “fought hard” for a week before his hospitalization and had spent another week in the intensive care unit before his death, the fundraiser’s description read.
“She was 20 years old and full of life. This shouldn’t have to happen,” Carr told KTBV.
“She was the kindest soul and she loved children so much. She walked into a room and lit up,” added the mother. “And even though she hurts us, we know that Jesus has her in his arms right now. And I just want to thank everyone for her continued prayers.”