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Centralia business hosting fundraiser to help Centralia couple with medical bills

Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 6:29 am

Saturday January 27 at Hometown Nutrition

Locals are pitching together with Krissi Davenport at Hometown Nutrition to help a friend.

Dylan Dick did not have a good Christmas.

Dylan and Lexus Dick in a happier moment.

“Over Christmas break he started not to feel well,” said Lexus Dick, his wife of five years.

Over Christmas Dylan was not feeling well and threw up Christmas morning,” Lexus said.

Visits to Urgent Car in in Columbia and the University Hospital’s emergency room on December 26 confirmed that things were not right. He was then admitted to the hospital.

“By December 28 he was jaundiced – very yellow – sweating in a lot of pain and could barely get out of bed and when he did, he was hugging the toilet.”

His heart-rate was measured at 194, she said.

After his initial admission, things got worse.

Dylan’s University Hospital physician was on vacation and Dylan had to be transported by ambulance to Boone Hospital for an emergency procedure.

For the complete article, see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard