Keith M. Young

April 06, 1989 ‒ January 20, 2006

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Keith M. Young, 16, of Hastings Newville Road, Mansfield, died Friday evening, January 20, 2006 in his home following a lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

He was born April 6, 1989 in Canton and was an 11th grader at Madison High School.

Though he struggled with cystic fibrosis since infancy, Keith was an active teenager. He loved attending school, especially his Computer Animated Drafting class, and music including Linkin Park, Eminem and System of the Down.

Keith collected Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards and also attended tournaments, and took great interest in computers and Star Wars. He could often be found vegged out in front of the TV watching his favorite shows or daydreaming about sports cars.

He is survived by his mother and father Lisa and Dave Bandagski of Mansfield, two brothers Daniel and Jessie Bandagski, maternal grandparents Bill and Kay Young of Carrollton, paternal grandmother Barbara Bandagski of Mansfield, two uncles William Young, Jr. and his family, and Robert Daniel Young, and a very best friend and buddy Bobby.

A casual gathering will be held Saturday, January 28, 2006 from1-2 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a memorial service will be held at 2 pm. The Rev. David Root will officiate.

Memorial contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation may be made at the funeral home.