Kraton James Chaloux

Kraton James Chaloux

Kraton James Chaloux


                Kraton James Chaloux, 29, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

                He was born September 15, 1990 in Burlington his father Scott Chaloux, his mother Beth Champagne, and his other mother Christine Ryan.

               His hobbies were enjoyment of music

                He is survived by his fiancee’ Amanda Smith; his siblings Akeitha, Kassandra, Chris, Tyler and a lot of extended family.

                Funeral services will be held at a later date. To send online condolences to his family please visit

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Tyler Smith

Heartfelt condolences and prayers.

Tim & Carol Bradford

We are sorry for your loss.

Aimee Diehl

I consider myself so very lucky to have met and gotten to know Kraton when he was a student in a first-year writing class I taught at CCV in Middlebury. Kraton was kind, soft-spoken, and well-liked among his classmates. On the surface, he seemed extremely shy. Underneath his quiet exterior, he hid a depth of experience, emotion, and intellectual curiosity that, over time, he became comfortable expressing through his writing. His circumstances weren’t easy, but he worked incredibly hard and achieved so much over the semester! I felt honored that Kraton grew to trust me and I was so happy… Read more »

Sherry DeGray

I am so sorry to hear about Kraton’s passing. I only knew him as a young child but out of hundreds of children that I have had the privilege of knowing through my work at the Parent Child Center Kraton stands out in my memories. His beautiful personality and his sing song voice remained with me all of these years. I remember his curly red hair and green eyes and how he greeted his good friend every morning with a “hello dumbbell “ in his sweet little sing song voice that was usually met with a swear word in return.… Read more »

Johana "Jody" Brakeley

Dear Beth and family,

I am so saddened to learn of Kraton’s death. Seeing his photo reminded me of times long past.

I send you sincere condolences and keep you in my special thoughts and prayers.

Dr. Jody Brakeley

Brown Mcclay Funeral Homes