NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Disney has unveiled a memorial lighthouse statue paying tribute to the 2-year-old boy killed by an alligator at one of the company’s Florida resorts.
The Lane Thomas Foundation shared a photo of the memorial online, saying it was created to honor their loving boy Lane.
In a statement, the family said: “We find comfort that so many people continue to remember our sweet boy, Lane, and we believe the lighthouse stands as a beacon of hope and support for families in the depths of despair. ”
The family also pledged to honor Lane and preserve his spirit through the Lane Thomas Foundation.
The lighthouse is a symbol of the foundation, which aims to “create a strong base of support for families in crisis.”