Ferris junior radiography major Jessica Parham, 20, of Southfield, died in December after complications surrounding her recent diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), an autoimmune disorder. With this disorder, cells in the immune system don’t work properly to get rid of damaged or infected cells.
“Jessica was the kind of sister everyone would want and love,” Phylicia Parham, Jessica’s younger sister, said. “She was a great role model and gave great advice. If you didn’t have her as a big sister, you wished you did.” (more…)