Family friend starts "Project Drew" in remembrance of Andrew Cato

Family friend starts "Project Drew" in remembrance of Andrew Cato
Family friend starts "Project Drew" to help search for missing people

Andrew Cato's family and close friends aren't letting his tragic death affect his legacy moving forward. One close friend decided to start the "Project Drew" - an organization to help look for missing people.

"Drew would do anything for anybody. He'll give the shirt off his back he will do anything," says one of his best friends, Larry Diaz.

It came as no surprise, family and friends showed up in numbers to search for any signs of Andrew Cato when he went missing last month. But something else was discovered through searching the terrain.

"We connected with such a group other than our friends. We had a ton of friends out there and family out there but we had so many more that came from the community that helped," explains Diaz.

After countless hours and days searching and after the Richmond County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the remains found last week belongs to Andrew, his best friend Larry Diaz wants to do more.

"It will be ashamed for us to let what we've done and gotten together go to waste. So what we're going to do as a memory for Drew is put together an organization to help search for missing people," he says.

That's how the idea of Project Drew came about. "We want to try and take that and turn something so bad into something positive."

An organization dedicated to helping track down missing people. Diaz says the details will be finalized by this upcoming Saturday, the day of Andrew's funeral. He says the memories they both shared will be in his mind for a very long time.

"We were attached at the hip, he was always with us if we wanted to be or not. We worked a lot of hours so we were always together."

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