From an email -

Larsen was born on Dec. 5, 1992 in Park Ridge, Illinios. She died on Friday, May 11, 2007 at Children''s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She had a bacteria virus in her lungs.
Larson was later put into an induced coma on life support. There was later no way of saving her. When they took off her life support. She stopped breathing. Since the machine was breathing for her
She was an eighth grade student at Plum Grove Jr. High. Her short life touched so many. Kristen loved gymnastics and was a member of the Palatine Gymnastics Club for the past four years. She was patient, self-confident and a friend to all she met. In lieu of flowers,
contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Make-A-Wish Foundation.