Baby Molly dies after cancer battle

Victoria toddler dies in memphis, Tenn. hospital Wednesday morning

  • Jul. 10, 2013 10:00 a.m.

Daniel PalmerNews staffVictoria’s Molly Campbell has died after a two-year battle with cancer.The toddler was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells, at just 28 days old. She succumbed to the disease at St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Wednesday morning.”Your support has meant so much, and I know the Campbell family will appreciate additional prayers and love in the coming weeks,” said family friend Emma Irwin, in a blog post on mollycampbell.ca. “No family should have to go through this.”Dave and Rebekah Campbell moved to Memphis in November, along with Molly’s four siblings, to allow Molly to go through an experimental cancer treatment at a world-renowned cancer care centre.In recent months, Greater Victoria residents rallied to provide financial and emotional support to the Campbells while they lived in the U.S.dpalmer@vicnews.com