EKD Foundation

Emily K. Dushane Memorial Foundation

EKD Foundation
Emily K. Dushane Memorial Foundation

About Em

Emily was a creative, goofy, loving, and selfless teenager. She enjoyed reading, drawing, spending time with her friends, and being a big sister to Isabel and Isla Known as “Em” to her family and friends, she was involved in creating positive community change through her work as class president, a project 351 member, and “People to People” ambassador. Em was even the youngest member of the VFW Women’s Legion in Easthampton.

Despite these amazing qualities and ambitions, Em struggled with depression. She ended her own suffering on May 13, 2016 at the young age of 14.

The Dushane Family : Emily, Isabel, step-mom Terri, Isla, and dad Jake.

The Emily K. Dushane Foundation is in the process of becoming a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

Additional Resources

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)


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