Isaac Baguley with his younger brother Ethan, who passed away after battling a rare genetic disease. Photo: Heartfelt
Isaac Baguley with his younger brother Ethan, who passed away after battling a rare genetic disease. Photo: Heartfelt Contributed

Ethan's perfect final photo bring comfort to parents

IT was the simple click of a camera that caught a precious moment that Ethan Baguley's parents will cherish forever.

Just hours before the 13-month-old passed away, a photographer created lasting memories for two heartbroken parents.

Craig Baguley and his partner Michaela McWilliam lost their little boy earlier this year after he battled with a rare genetic disorder.

After months spent in hospital, Ethan's parents decided to capture the last moments they would have with their son on camera.

Craig Baguley, his partner Michaela McWilliam and their son Isaac hold the hand of their youngest son Ethan as he battle a rare genetic disease. Photo: Heartfelt
Craig Baguley, his partner Michaela McWilliam and their son Isaac hold the hand of their youngest son Ethan as he battle a rare genetic disease. Photo: Heartfelt Contributed

 

A volunteer photographer from the organisation Heartfelt rushed to the family's side to take photos of Ethan, his parents and his big brother Isaac.

He passed away just hours later.

Michaela said that they had taken photos of Ethan throughout his life, but the Heartfelt photographer was able to capture the little things.

"We are grateful to have something that documented that time, now we have photos of his little hands and his eyes," Michaela said.

LASTING MEMORIES: Michaela McWilliam and Craig Baguley with their son Isaac Baguley. INSET: Craig, Michaela and Isaac hold the hand of their youngest son Ethan.
LASTING MEMORIES: Michaela McWilliam and Craig Baguley with their son Isaac Baguley. INSET: Craig, Michaela and Isaac hold the hand of their youngest son Ethan. Allan Reinikka Rokaheartfe INSET Heartfelt

 

The family were grateful for the help of Heartfelt and wanted to give something back to the organisation.

A raffle through Rockhampton Brothers Leagues Club and raised $1860 that will go towards providing Heartfelt with camera kits at various hospitals.

 

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