(Left to right) Ava, Owen, Luke and Will Blascziek.

Blascziek family sends their thanks

"We would like to thank the UST community for all the support we received. During the month of December we received many letters and cards from students, faculty and staff. It was so wonderful and really helped us get through a difficult time."

– Mary Pat and Brad Blascziek

Editors’ note: Their son, 5-year-old Owen Blascziek, was diagnosed with leukemia in December. Owen has a twin brother, Luke; a younger brother, Will, age 2; and infant sister, Ava. Mary Pat (Carlin) graduated from St. Thomas in 1994 and worked in the UST Admissions Office.