Nacogdoches daycare to honor Dane Shaw

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Adventure Island Learning Center in Nacogdoches will spend their Friday honoring the memory of Dane Shaw.

The 4 year-old and his grandmother died in a house fire last Sunday morning.

Before going to pre-school, Shaw attended the learning center since he was an infant.

The daycare center will be planting a tree in his memory and having an annual Trike-A-Thon in his honor.

All funds raised will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Shaw's memory.

"I have a lot of memories of him. He would always say, 'I'm Dane Shaw!' and he would use his whole name when he introduced himself, so it was a real shock," said director Tracy Linwood.

The tree planting will start at 9:30 a.m. the Trike-A-Thon is for the kids enrolled in the program but daycare employees say that any donation will be helpful.

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