History of Alive Alone

by Kay Bevington Alive Alone is a non-profit organization that publishes a bi-monthly newsletter for bereaved parents now childless and networks parents with no surviving children. It was founded in 1988 just eight years after Kay and Rodney Bevington's only child, Rhonda, died just prior to her sixteenth birthday on July 24, 1980. Rhonda had lived a …

New Year’s Day 2021 (unexpected teen death/no surviving child)

by Kay Bevington Rhonda's Mom As I sit in my office today, I am reminded of how our grief resembles the ice-filled trees, the snowy ice crystals on the lawn, and the slick streets just beyond our office window. NW Ohio is currently encountering an ice storm. We encountered the worst "storm" imaginable when our …