Ashleigh is married and mother to two boys, Noah (age 2) and David (11 months). She is highly educated and went to school at Georgia Tech for undergrad and MIT for graduate school. She was first diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer when she was 34 weeks pregnant. She then began chemotherapy in the midst of completing her pregnancy.  She was immediately started on chemotherapy pregnant and delivered at 37 weeks. Her disease then progressed to stage IV and was only given weeks to months to live.

Ashleigh’s wish was to have a “Life Gala” called WISH GRANTED. HOPE LIVES. The event was held Thursday, August 13, 2015

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November 23, 1984–July 19, 2015