Travis Elementary dad and mom organize fund to enable beloved crossing guard

HOUSTON – Mothers and fathers of Travis Elementary University have occur together to aid a beloved faculty crossing guard in his time of need.

John Davis, known by many as “Mr. Davis” has stood outside Travis Elementary just about just about every school day for far more than a 10 years. Following struggling from a critical clinical crisis final 7 days, the community has place alongside one another to assistance Davis and his loved ones in his recovery.

Mr. Davis improved lives each individual time he crossed the avenue. Even with dozens of pupils coming via, he made every single just one, even mom and dad truly feel particular.

“Mr. Davis (is) the most stunning, kind soul,” reported Cindy Giesen, a Travis Elementary College mum or dad.

Davis is recognized most for his welcoming smile and considerate demeanor. Dad and mom explained he took just about every probability every morning to bring joy and encouragement.

“He is an angel on Earth. He has taught me so numerous beneficial lessons, these kinds of as, it does not issue the place you are you can make a distinction,” Giesen claimed. “Using his present of connecting with men and women, he would greet mothers and fathers and college students, earning them smile.”


“‘You’re undertaking great?’ ‘Hey! I’m so happy it is Friday!’” Giesen stated as she smiled.

She said Davis teaches students humanity.

“He observed individuals. He really observed them,” Giesen mentioned.

Giesen’s 12-yr-outdated son, William, who is a 5th grader at Travis, is aware of Mr. Davis quite effectively.

“I was having difficulties to get alongside with a great deal of my classmates. I did not want to go to faculty,” William stated. “It was seriously tough and this person — he instructed me to hold heading and to keep my head up high and that every thing was going to be ok — and that truly meant a ton.”

Mr. Davis hardly ever fails to reassure and remind folks to have religion.

“‘Tomorrow’s gonna be much better.’ [Davis would say] ‘Hey mama, really don’t worry about him. He’s going to be alright!’” Giesen claimed.

Nonetheless, very last week, Mr. Davis endured from a really serious healthcare unexpected emergency and Giesen said Davis at the healthcare facility combating to recovery.

“Doing anything we can,” Giesen claimed.

Andrea French, Travis Elementary PTA President, labored to established up a GoFundMe web site to assist Davis and his spouse and children with medical bills. Giesen did not be reluctant to share.


“We like [Mr. Davis], and he wants our support,” Giesen mentioned. “He has been absolutely nothing but goodness.”

“He will make my daily life so substantially brighter just about every day. It indicates a large amount to me and the full group,” William stated.

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