Aidan Vance Peterson, 6, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Aidan was born August 21, 2006 to Chad and Candice Peterson in Lufkin, Texas. Aidan had a big spirit and even bigger heart. He loved animals, dancing, video games and practical jokes; he loved his Sunshine Monkey and his very close and special friend, Lucie Mangawe. His bright smile and infectious laugh will truly be missed. Aidan was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Judy Peterson, Dolores Burks and Virginia Lawson; grandfather, Charles Lawson and uncle Brad Gaudet. Those left to celebrate his life include his mother, Candice Gaudet and her husband Daniel; father, Chad Peterson; grandfathers Norris "Pete" Peterson and Ron Gaudet; grandparents, Ricky Vance and Cindy Turner, Craig and Sheila Lawson, Scott and Rhonda Owens; great-grandparents, Edward and Claudene Burks; uncles, Jim Peterson and his wife Janice, and Caleb Lawson; aunts, Tonya, Nancy and Jody Peterson; as well as numerous extended and chosen family and friends. A celebration of Aidan's life will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.at the John A. Baker Elementary School in McKinney, Texas.