Siting under a hair dryer with her pot-bellied pig, Wilbur, in her lap Delaney Wadsworth talks with Julie Reimers while getting her hair dyed purple at Scruples Salon and Spa in Greeley. The 3-year-old was diagnosed with a rare and inoperable brain tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
After coming out of a coma Delaney is surrounded by knitted prayer angels that her family and friends placed there.
Delaney sits in the arms of "Buzz Lightyear" played by Kade Johnson after being married to him at her birthday party. The party had to be held a month before her birthday as her parents feared that she would not live to see the actual date. Delaney's parents Brenna, left, and Jason, second from left, worked to grant her every wish including a marriage to a cartoon character. Mark Gonzales, center, played the part of officiant for the ceremony and Abbey Gonzales, center, left, the maid of honor.
Delaney Wadsworth sits in her father Jason's lap at a night in her honor at Northridge High School.
Brenna and Jason hold Delaney as Rev. Kevin Meyer prepares to hold communion at the Wadsworth home. Earlier in the day Delaney had slipped into a coma, but was conscious later that afternoon.
Brenna Wadsworth measures out medication for Delaney. The 3-year-old is given medications to make her as comfortable as possible in her remaining days.
Brenna Wadsworth works on her eulogy for Delaney before the memorial service for the 3-year-old last week at Resurrection Fellowship in Loveland. Delaney lived eight months after being diagnosed with with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
While getting her hair washed Delaney kisses her father Jason at Scruples Salon and Spa. Jason and her mother Brenna were making as many of their little girl's wishes come true before she lost her battle with an inoperable brain tumor. Including dying her hair purple.
Brenna hugs Delaney's cousin Damian Hamilton as the family gathers around Delaney in her final days.
Holding each other tightly Brenna, left, Jason, top, and Delaney Wadsworth lay in the 3-year-old's bed as she succumbs to the effects of a inoperable brain tumor. In the eight months since her diagnosis, her parents made the most out of every day. Delaney passed away on the night of March 13th.
Abbey Gonzales lies next to Delaney as she is surrounded by family at her Severance home. Abbey is the sister of Amanda Gonzales the Northridge teenager who died two years before from the same rare cancer. Delaney had become like a sister to Abbey.
Jason Wadsworth peaks through a window at the gathering crowd at the memorial service for his daughter Delaney.
Friends, family and members of the community remember 3-year-old Delaney Wadsworth at a memorial service on Friday afternoon at Resurrection Fellowship in Loveland. Delaney lost her battle with brain cancer and passed away Sunday night.