2014/07/16 - Michael Mattson - Age 26 yrs - Wilmington, Delaware
Submitted by: Paula Mattson - Parent
Name: Michael Mattson
State: Delaware, 19808
Date of Passing: 7/16/14
Date of Birth: 6/8/88
Tell Us About Them:
Michael was athletic, kind, funny. He could name any player, on any team, of any sport. He was a great left-handed pitcher. He loved the Dodgers.
Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:
Michael tried alcohol and pit when he was 12. At 14 he had a surgery and was given morphine. He said "this makes me feel good." That was the beginning. He spent the next 12 years on a roller coaster of using, rehab, sober living, relapse, rehab...
What Made Them Smile?
His daughter Mia. He called her "my girl." He loved his time with her. She was 3 1/2 when we lost him.
What Do You Miss the Most About Them?
His laughter and his hugs.
If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?
I'm sorry. I'm sorry that I didn't know enough about this disease to help him more.
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