Chris  Borland's Memorial

Chris Borland
(1982 - 2010)

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General Details

Name: Mr Chris Borland
Gender: Male
Age: 28 years old
Lived: Sunday, 4 April 1982 - Sunday, 9 May 2010

My Story

Chris was born on April 4, 1982 in Hopewell, VA to Robert and Connie.  He grew up in Nashville, TN.  He played the trumpet in marching band at McGavock High School in Nashville.  He moved to Madison, WI in July of 2007, accepting a job at Epic.  He got diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in September of 2006.  Chris and I met  eHarmony in February of 2007 and met in person at church in March 2007.  He had just finished up his last chemo treatment, but I knew we had a lot in common and the relationship would continue..  Chris invited me to a dinner he had with Epic and from then on, we were inseparable.  We took a few trips to Nashville to visit his family and his family welcomed me with open arms.  He proposed in 2008, after getting out of the hospital receiving chemo.  Chris loved hockey, so on his birthday in 2008, I took him to Chicago, to see the Blackhawks play the Predators.  We had a blast.  We got married on March 21, 2009, and this was probably the year Chris was the healthiest since I knew him.  We had  a wonderful first anniversary honeymoon cruise to Hawaii in March of 2010.  It was the best experience!  When we got home is when Chris got very sick and his courageous battle ended on May 9, 2010, on Mother's Day.

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Song Dedication Memorial Tribute
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Song Name: I'll See You Again
Artist: Westlife
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Memory Memorial Tribute
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I remember when I took you to Chicago on your birthday in 2008 to see the Blackhawks play the Predators. You were so...
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Happy Birthday Chris! Enjoy your birthday with your Heavenly Father. We'll be thinking of you and celebrating you h...

Biography

Fathers Name: Robert
Mothers Name: Connie
Spouse's Name: Karen
Siblings Names: Melissa
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Madison
Occupation: Science & Technology
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Other Christian

Interests

Favourite Sport: Hockey
Favourite Team: Nashville Predators
Favourite Movie: Monty Python the Holy Grail
Favourite Music Genre: Christian & Gospel
Favourite Artist: OC Supertones
Other Interests:
football, computers, bowling

Passing

Place of Passing: UW Hospital Madison, WI
Date of Passing: 9 May 2010
Cause of Passing: Lymphoma
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