In the spring of 2003, Drs. Michael and Eileen Lauzardo were faced with an unprecedented life situation. After their infant daughter, Keira, survived major open heart surgery for a congenital heart defect, more tragedy struck. Both their son, Ryan, and Keira, simultaneously were diagnosed with two different types of leukemia. Ryan survived his cancer but 17-month-old Keira did not. It is this experience that propelled the Lauzardos to form Keira Grace Foundation.