Portland Ore – Sgt De Aundrae Sims has lost his battle with cancer but not before celebrating the Marine Corps Ball and a marriage. Both of those came to him as he was too sick with Leukemia to leave his hospital bed. The Corps brought the ball to him in 2016 and this last September he and his fiance exchanged wedding vows. He received full military honors today at Willamette National Cemetary. Sgt De Aundrae Sims leaves behind his wife and three young sons.