Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Dagen Wells Petroff-Hansgen\n\r\n\t\t\t\tDagen\n“Dragon”\nPetroff- Hansgen\n\nOn November 5, 2015 our special little boy Dagen, who we lovingly called Dragon, underwent surgery to correct severe scoliosis, the surgery went as planned and his back looked amazing. Due to complications after surgery Dagen passed away on November 10, 2015 at Primary Children’s Medical Center surrounded by his parents.\nDagen was born on December 29, 2004 at UVRMC in Provo, Utah to Kellie Petroff and Wells Hansgen. Five days after Dagen was born he was transferred to Primary Children’s Medical Center where he spent three months in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. He went home with his parents for the first time on April 5, 2005. Dagen had a very complex medical history but even with his ailments and special needs, he was a fighter.\nDagen was a happy baby, he hardly cried, he was sweet, cuddly and chubby. He received his favorite toy when he was six months old, a flower chime garden. This toy was his constant happiness, it went everywhere with him, to school, to appointments, everywhere he went it had to go too, the older he got the more of them we bought!\nDagen did things on his own time from rolling over to sitting up, butt scooting to crawling and his communication and signs came when he was ready and his sweet little voice, spoke only one word, but will be always remembered. “Yeah”\nDagen loved to read books with his mom and for a time, tear the books to pieces, he loved his iPad, razor rides with his grandpa, playing video games with his dad, playing with his remote control dinosaur and hanging out with his brother Mason. \nDagen attended Highland Elementary, he had amazing teachers and other staff members that loved, educated and cared for him. He loved riding the bus and he loved going to school, he was always so excited to go see his friends and to learn.\nDagen has always been surrounded by love. His family has been a huge blessing in his life they’ve helped to give him a life with unconditional love and support. He is his mom’s superhero and the center of her world. Six years ago Dagen’s family grew he added two brothers and a sister when his mom married Robert Scott. When the family grew so did the love that surrounded Dagen. Everyone who knew him could see it, not only did he have siblings that loved him and that his mom always wanted for him. He had a family unit that contributed so much to his wellbeing. Dagen’s personality flourished.\nDagen brought so much joy and love to our lives and all those that had the privilege of knowing him. He will be deeply missed.\nDagen is survived by his loving Parents Kellie and Robert Scott of Lehi, UT. Wells and Amanda Hansgen of Orem,UT. Sister Madison Hansgen, Stepbrothers Tyler Scott and Mason Scott, Stepsister Chaise Scott. Grandparents: Rocky and Paula Petroff of Lehi, UT. Bonnie Hansgen of Lehi, UT. Julie Johnson of Saratoga Springs, UT. Wayne and Lorraine Scott currently serving an LDS Mission in South Africa.\nGreat grandparents Robert Larsen of Spanish Fork, UT. Colleen Petroff of Delta, UT. And by many aunts, uncles, cousins, teachers, caregivers and friends Preceded in death by Grandparents: Roger Petroff, Henry Hansgen and Maxine Larsen. \nFuneral Services will be held at 11am on Monday November 16, 2015 at Nelson Family Mortuary 4780 North University Avenue Provo, UT. Family and friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8pm at Nelson Family Mortuary; and Monday one hour prior to services. Interment to follow services at Lehi City Cemetery.\nThe family would like to thank Dr. Gordon Glade, Primary Children’s Medical Center and all those that provided care to Dagen throughout his life.