In her friend's words:
Devon has fought her fight to the end and is now resting in peace. She went in to the hospital last week due to pain and ended up going in for an emergency surgery Thursday, September 18th. The surgery was to remove the pressure and blood found in the brain. However, it was not to save her life, only to prolong it as there were additional tumors growing on her brain stem. After the surgery, Devon was in a comatose state and attached to a breathing tube until last night. Thankfully close friends and family were able to say their goodbyes before she breathed her last breath.
If you'd like to send your condolences to Devon's family please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, and her friends will have it posted on Devon's blog at www.devonmarkert.blogspot.com
If you have any photos of Devon, you can post them at http://drop.io/devonmarkert. This is where you can view a 13 minute video of her TIMAC presentation in May 2006.
Update on September 29, 2008.
You can read obiturary written by Devon's dad at http://www.legacy.com/dailybreeze/Obituaries.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonId=118006918 and sign in the guest book.