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Braeden Macdonald

July 11, 1998 — April 17, 2021

Evanston, WY

Braeden Jamison Macdonald

Our beloved son, brother, uncle, grandson and friend, passed away peacefully at his home on April 17, 2021 surrounded by family. Braeden fought a courageous 2 ½ year battle with Osteosarcoma.

Braeden was born on July 11, 1998 in Provo, Utah to Troy Macdonald and Andra (Williams) Trammell.  Braeden lived in Provo, UT, Rexburg ID, and lived the last 10 years of his life in Evanston, Wyoming.  Braeden has made many cherished friends everywhere he has lived.

Braeden’s first word was ball and he loved playing ball!  Braeden loved all sports, but he excelled in baseball and golf.  Braeden earned numerous awards in both sports, and loved being with his teammates and coaches.  He made priceless memories with his golf and baseball buddies.  Braeden graduated from Evanston High School in 2016, and then joined the golf team at Central Wyoming Community College.

Braeden loved spending time with his family and friends.  He loved to camp, fish, and hunt. We have great memories of times spent together at Christmas Meadows and Flaming Gorge.

Braeden had a bright, infectious smile and a great sense of humor.  Braeden loved to laugh and make those around him laugh as well.  Braeden was a perfectionist and expected perfection from himself.  He was also a fierce competitor.  This competitive attitude carried him though his battle with cancer.  He fought with courage, determination and dignity through the many painful challenges he faced.  Along with the challenges came many tender mercies from the Lord.

We will miss Braeden’s laugh, his domination on the links and his tender heart.  We look forward to a joyous reunion with him.

Braeden is survived by his parents Troy and Priya Macdonald, Aaron and Andra Trammell.  His brothers that he loved so much: Jacob, Jordan, Josh, and Joseph (Teneshia) Trammell, Seth and Derek Macdonald, and Balin, Wade and Maximus Macdonald.  Grandparents Stan Macdonald, Richard and Camille Williams, Ed and Sue Trammell, and Mohan and Romy Sundareson.  Nieces and nephews: Lola Johnson, River, Journee,  Oaklee, and Lakota Cruz Trammell, Braeden is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Preceded in death, and welcomed home by his Grandma Suzi Macdonald, and his uncle Varun Macdonald and other loved ones that have gone before.

A viewing will be held Friday, April 23, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 721 W. Cheyenne Dr. Evanston, Wyoming.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. A viewing will be held that morning from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the same location. Interment will be in the Evanston City Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Dr. Chalmers and the sarcoma team, Dr. Stringham and the pulmonology team, Dr. Groundland, the awesome 4th floor nurses at Huntsman, and Cowboys Cares for their compassionate care of Braeden.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 23, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

9:00 - 10:30 am

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am

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