A strong showing of support from the Priddis community for a local family after a tragic incident claimed their son's life last week.

The two year old boy who died after falling into a septic tank has been identified by the community as Aaden Blackburn.

Support has been pouring in for the family and a Go Fund Me page was formed and In the span of three days, the page has surpassed it's $25,000 goal and raised around $33,000 for the family from about 140 people.

A representative from the Priddis Community Association says this speaks to the love in the small community and how connected they are.

Blackburn's funeral was held Tuesday, May 1, in Calgary.

 

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