Kurtis Ryne Lindsay was born November 26, 2003 at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital at Stanford. He was born with a congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.
When he was five days old, Kurtis Lindsay had surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. After two additional heart surgeries, the Lindsay family moved to Palo Alto in October 2006 to wait for a heart donor. After receiving a new heart on December 7, 2006, Kurtis' blue lips turned pink for the first time.
Kurtis was a fighter every step of the way, he loved everyone and lived his short life to the fullest.