We regret to inform you of the passing of Grayson Smiley, son of Real Housewives of Orange County star Slade Smiley, who was 22 years old. After receiving a 2006 diagnosis of brain cancer, Grayson fought valiantly for more than 16 years.
The Grayson Project When Smiley Grayson was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, he was only six years old. Despite the difficulties he encountered, Grayson never lost his optimism or desire to fight the illness. He underwent numerous surgeries, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy throughout his treatment. He continued to be a source of inspiration and hope for everyone who knew him despite the setback.
The Commitment of Slade Smiley to Grayson’s Battle
Slade supported Grayson at every turn, using his influence as a reality TV star to spread the word about children’s cancer. He frequently discussed his son’s experience and argued for increased funding for research into pediatric cancer. Slade was a constant source of support for Grayson throughout his treatment because of his unwavering commitment to his son’s health and well-being.
A Legacy of Courage and Hope
As a result of Grayson’s battle with cancer, we are reminded of the significance of pediatric cancer research and the positive effects it can have on families and communities. For years to come, those who knew him will be motivated by his courage and optimism in the face of such a cruel illness.
Although Grayson Smiley’s passing is tragic, his legacy will endure thanks to the memories of those who knew and cared for him. Slade and the Smiley family are in our prayers and in our thoughts during this trying time.