LEETONIA, Ohio (WKBN) – Hundreds of balloons were released Sunday at Leetonia schools in memory of Todd Vadino, his son Garrett, and Carson Bonar who died on Father’s Day after a kayaking trip.
Todd and his 10-year-old son Garrett died last Sunday in Beaver Creek after being swept away.
Carson Bonar, 14, also died in the accident.
Todd Vadino was a teacher at Salem High School. Garrett was a student at Leetonia, and Carson went to West Branch.
Everyone releasing a balloon was able to tie on a note before it letting go.
All the balloons were donated.