Tanner was diagnosed with a mass in his brain on September 6, 2017. He underwent a 12 hour surgery a year later to have the mass removed. The pathology indicated that the tumor was Medulloblastoma. Tanner has gone through six weeks of radiation and is continuing his treatment with nine months of chemotherapy. Before diagnosis, Tanner was a great student with many friends. He loves to play soccer, ride his bike, play with his sis and go fishing with Dad and Papa.