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Steven Scott England 1992 - 2010 was a member of the England family. Steven was born on May 22, 1992 in San Buenaventura Community Memorial Hospital Ventura, Ventura County, CA. Steven was baptized on November 8, 1992 in Padre Serra Parish 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, Ventura County, CA 93012. Steven died on December 12, 2010 in Grapevine, Tarrant County, TX at 18 years old.
Steven Scott England's last known residence is at Grapevine, Tarrant County, TX.
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Steven’s symptoms began shortly after baseball season ended in May. Initially, he complained of soreness in his lower back and leg. We took him to a chiropractor for four visits hoping that adjustments, massage, and ice would cure him.
Wednesday, June 9th, Steven saw an orthopedic doctor who thought his symptoms were consistent with a herniated disc. He ordered an MRI for the following day. The MRI showed a mass or a tumor on Steven’s right side near his pelvis that could be putting pressure on his nerve, which would explain the pain he had been experiencing. He made an appointment for us for the following morning with an orthopedic oncologist in Dallas.
Friday, June 11th, the orthopedic oncologist, Dr. Jorge Casas, said it could be a lot of things, including a repetitive muscle tear, so he ordered his own MRI to take some different views.
Wednesday, the 16th, we learned the second MRI showed swelling on both sides of Steven’s pelvis and in his tailbone. Steven had a biopsy that afternoon.
Wednesday, the 23rd, we got the news we feared. Steven was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, in his pelvis. He was to be treated aggressively and rapidly with 10 weeks of chemotherapy, massive surgery, and 10 weeks of chemotherapy. This treatment would have lasted a period of 12-24 months.
Unfortunately, the tumor progressed on chemo, and Steven was not a candidate for surgery. He had the option to try a different chemo drug, which would have destroyed his kidneys, only to face an indescribable surgery. He was given about a 2% chance of survival, and his compassionate oncologist, Dr. Bijal Modi, discouraged him from continuing treatment, stating, “I don’t think we can cure you.” Steven asked him how long he would live and was told less than six months. That was the 24th of September. Steven passed less than three months later on the 12th of December. May he rest in peace.
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Ventura, Ventura County, CA
5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, Ventura County, CA 93012
Grapevine, Tarrant County, TX
5725 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034
Colleyville Heritage High School Class of 2010
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Steven Scott England, 18, a beloved son, brother, nephew, grandson and friend, went home to heaven Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Community in Colleyville, under the direction of Forest Ridge Funeral Home. Interment: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: The family will receive friends beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, with a wake service at 7 p.m. Steven was born May 22, 1992, in Ventura, Calif. He grew up in Grapevine, where he played baseball and basketball on various teams until he decided to devote his athletic skills to baseball at Colleyville Heritage High School. While in school, he found success in classes, as well as with friends. He worked at Market Street in Colleyville, until his illness left him physically unable. He was to begin the civil engineering program at Texas A&M University. Steven was a hard worker with an infectious smile and sense of humor. He made no enemies and left a positive impression on everyone around him. His grandfather, Donald England, preceded him in death. Survivors: His loving parents, Scott and Sheila England; brother, Kevin England; grandparents, Vincent and Anna Merlin, Carol England and Cathy England; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
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