Terminally Ill Toddler Dies 2 Days After Serving As Best Man At Parents' Wedding (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - NBC33

August 2, 2013 Updated Aug 6, 2013 at 4:16 PM EST

PENNSYLVANIA (NBC33) -- The terminally ill Pennsylvania toddler who served as Best Man at his parents' wedding over the weekend, has died.

According to his mom's Facebook page, two-year-old- Logan Stevenson died in her arms at 8:18 p.m. Monday night at their home near Pittsburgh.

A statement from the family says he was surrounded by family and loved ones. Logan was the Best Man at his parents' wedding Saturday.

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A Pennsylvania family is preparing for a bittersweet event. Sean Stevenson and his bride-to-be, Christine, planned to marry next year, but when their son was diagnosed with a terminal disease, they moved the ceremony up to this weekend.

The couple wanted their two-year-old son Logan to participate in the ceremony. Every moment is precious, every hug, every snuggle, every squeeze."

"I could never ask for a better son, I would never change it for the world. He has brought so much joy to my life," Christine said.

Tears punctuate the days for Christine and her fiancé Sean as they care for their son, Logan, who only has a few weeks to live.

"Every time I see a father with a son doing things, it will just be a constant reminder that we got jipped really bad," Sean said.

Logan has a rare terminal blood disorder. In his two short years of life, he's battled cancer and tumors. He's been through a stem cell transplant and he's always recovered until this last diagnosis.

"It's just going to be rough without him it really is," Sean said.

Sean and Christine were waiting to get married until Logan got better but they know that's not going to happen and so they planned a party, a big one for this Saturday.

"We're taking Saturday not only to celebrate us getting married and for Logan to see us get married, for him to still be there in our wedding, that's going to be a blessing in itself but also to let everybody know we're celebrating Logan's life," Sean said.

Logan's mom will carry him down the aisle and he'll serve as his dad's best man. It will be the last big memory this family creates together before their final goodbye.

"I brought him into this world and I'm going to hold him when he leaves," Christine said.




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