was born November 5, 1982. He attended Butte College where he earned his credentials as an Emergency Medical Technician. His interests were many and ranged from competitive team roping to hunting, fishing, soccer and martial arts.
He participated in pioneering research in the treatment for Lyme utilizing hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and was looking forward to managing the facility in Chico, California after completing his education.
Hoggard died August 19, 2004, after battling Lyme disease for many years.