05/05/2015 - Cree Robinson Castro Topp - Age 19 yrs
Submitted by: Susannah Castro - Parent
Name: Cree Robinson Castro Topp
State: Arizona, 85648
Date of Passing: 05/05/2015
Date of Birth: 12/09/1995
Tell Us About Them:
Handsome, talented, sweet, and brilliant. Cree could have done anything he choose with his life. He was always light years ahead of the crowd with his thoughts and ideas and understanding of life. Sometimes that made it hard to fit in. He was the most loyal person I've ever met. Once you were his friend he would do anything for you. He always just wanted a life where everyone was happy and he was close to his family and friends. His safe place was at home and he didn't stray far. Cree carried a bright light with him. The warmth of his light was felt by those he was close to. This light is still here and felt daily.
Tell Us About Their Struggles With Addiction:
Cree became hooked on painkillers at age 14 and spent the next five years doing battle with opiate addiction that finally graduated to heroin in the final 2-3 years. He tried to hide his addiction- I think he thought he could overcome it on his own. We didn't know how severe it was until the last 6 months of his life. He was brilliant and sweet and pretty darn good at hiding things. He ever asked for help and he should have. But he didn't know any better than we did that he was doing battle with an addiction that needs lots of help to survive.
What Made Them Smile?
His family, his dog Tallulah. His friends. Making great jokes. Good food.Making Good music. Making other people happy. Holidays. Having fun. Cree had a zest for life and experiences.
What Do You Miss the Most About Them?
Cree's smile. His laugh. His jokes. His sweetness. His kind heart. His hugs. His silliness. His joy in life. His loyalty. His brilliance.
If You Had a Chance to Say One More Thing to Your Angel What Would It Be?
I love you. Thank you for being a part of my life. You shine.
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