A 13-Year-Old Boy From Oklahoma Has Died of Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Oklahoma boy, 13, dies of RSV infection after initially being treated in urgent care and then becoming increasingly worse over time, having trouble breathing and needing hospital care for breathing issues. Family rush him in but unfortunately it was too late – RSV took its course and could not be saved.
Daniel Maifield was an eighth grade student at Etta Dale junior high school who was loved and will be greatly missed by many people.
Early Life and Education
Oklahoma teen, 13, succumbed to respiratory syncytial virus just days after being treated at an urgent care facility for it on Saturday; symptoms worsened on Monday requiring hospitalization where he died shortly thereafter.
Daniel’s family are now mourning his passing. Superintendent Matt Goucher remembered Daniel fondly, noting how “Daniel had such an infectious smile”. Daniel attended Etta Dale Middle School and loved riding his dirt bike.
School officials posted about his death on Facebook and received many condolences in the form of messages of sympathy from classmates, classmates and staff alike. Common themes of sorrow included his beautiful smile, making people laugh and how everyone will miss his hugs. Huber-Benson Funeral Home will host his funeral service this Saturday morning starting at 11 a.m.
Achievement and Honors
Middle school student in El Reno died unexpectedly of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, this week and his family reached out to dirt bike riders in his close-knit community to ride with the funeral procession. Many said they knew him personally and appreciated how his character always brightened up their day.
Team Orion driver Ryan Maifield won both A-Main 1 and 2, scoring enough points to claim overall series wins in 4wd modified buggy class.
El Reno Public Schools officials expressed their deep sorrow over the boy’s passing, recalling how everyone who knew him will miss him dearly for his charming smile and penchant for hugging close.
Oklahoma family are mourning the death of 13-year-old boy from Etta Dale Junior High School after he succumbed to respiratory syncytial virus on Saturday evening in urgent care, before becoming increasingly sicker over time and ultimately needing hospital care on Sunday – where he was later declared deceased.
His family remembers him fondly as an affectionate boy who loved making people smile and gave the best hugs. As one of only boys in a large blended family, he enjoyed riding dirt bikes.
El Reno Public Schools shared on their Facebook page that he was an amazing friend to everyone he encountered and will be greatly missed by them all. His funeral will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. through Huber-Benson Funeral Home.