Max was born to Derk and Akemi McCardy on April 5, 2005 in Anaheim, California. He is survived by his parents and his big brother Andrew. A gathering of family and friends will be held to celebrate his life at Rice Mortuary. Max was happiest being with his friends at Seaside Elementary School. He also enjoyed camping and hiking with his family and visiting relatives in Japan. Max was truly happy every day of his short life. He was funny, caring, generous, and showed compassion to everyone he met. Max touched the hearts of all who knew him. His memory will live on through their love.

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  1. Max McCardy- you were absolutely a joy to be around, we will cherish the 10 years we shared with you and we will miss you for the rest of our lives- God Bless you! The Blanton Family

  2. Max, you always put a smile on my face! My prayers and thoughts are with your family at this very sad time. May God keep you safe until you are all reunited.

  3. Our condolences to the McCardy family during these difficult times. May the memories of Max keep you going and know that we have you in our thoughts and prayers. Love from the Leonard Family (Seaside/SHS)

  4. Please accept our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy. Your family and your precious Max are in our hearts. From, The Bullivant Family (Seaside)

  5. Dearest McCardy family, We don’t know you nor did we know Max. But we are your neighbors & are all too familiar with your pain. Our heart breaks for you & from what we do know & see in your pictures, you gave him a beautiful life in 10 years. Please know that your dear boy is with you & he will always be with you. You will find peace again. You will see Max again. In our thoughts – the Fitzpatrick Family

  6. McCardy Family – I remember coaching Max in Little League baseball a couple of years ago on the Tigers at RLL. Max always had a smile and enjoyed the game. He taught us all a very valuable lesson about laughter and keeping it loose. I will never forget Max and the gift he gave us that spring. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Coach Rick P.

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