Ashtyn Jane Bray, age 5 weeks of Frederick, Maryland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and care team on Sunday, July 17,2022, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Born on June 10, 2022, in Frederick, MD she was the daughter of Gregory John and Amy Christina (Hauk) Bray of Frederick, MD.
Ashtyn came into this world a short 5 weeks ago but has left such an impact in the hearts of all who knew her. She filled our hearts with a lifetime of love. Ashtyn enjoyed snuggles throughout her day and never turned down hugs or kisses. She also enjoyed " You are My Sunshine" and listening to a good book being read to her.
In addition to her parents, she is survived and deeply loved by her brothers, Seann and Zachary. Maternal grandparents Linda Sessions and John Hauk. Paternal grandparents Cathy Hubble and Gregory R. Bray. Great Grandmother Annabelle Hauk. Aunts and Uncles; Megan Hauk, Matthew (Christine) Hauk, Jason (Anya) Hauk, Michael (Jill) Bray, Amanda Bray. Numerous cousins; Ryana, Sofia, Matthew, Trenton, Taylor, Gavin, Kiley, Ellie, Mickey, Rileigh, Kaleb, Tyrone and Aaliyah. Numerous other extended family.
Ashtyn also leaves behind the many people at Johns Hopkins that loved her and cared for her as if she was their own. Dr. Gilmore, Dr. Chaves, Dr. Schwarz, Dr. Golden, Colleen, Tae, Anna, Nicole, Emily, Patrick, Amanda, Rochelle, Melissa, Ashley, Sarah S., Emily V., Cora, Kat. It is because of your compassionate warm hearts that our sweet girl knew nothing but love all of her days. We also thank you for being a bright light on our darkest days.
A celebration of Ashtyn's life will be held August 12, 2022 from 4pm-7pm at Stauffer Funeral Home 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD
We ask those wishing to honor Ashtyn, to please do so by contributing graciously to the "NICU Child Life" or the "Perinatal Palliative Care Program" at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Attn: Alicia Cleaver, Development Office 750 E. Pratt Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202
Please be sure to write " NICU Child Life" or " Palliative Care Program" in the memo line and include a note indicating that your gift is in memory of Ashtyn Bray. The money will go directly to supporting other NICU families.