Gavin Tuft Blakely-Downard was born April 17, 2017, in Crescent City. He measured 19 inches and weighed 5 pounds. He was born to parents Megan Blakely and Donald Downard, of Crescent City, and joins siblings Angie Marie Downard, Nickolas Ward Downard and Lane Matthew Downard. His maternal grandparents are Angela Marie Hanks, of Crescent City, and Robert Joseph and Avis Blakely, of Grants Pass. His paternal grandparents are Ronald and Christina Downard, of Crescent City. His great-grandparents are Lillian Wood, of Crescent City; Nancy Downard, of Rio Linda; and Marie Blakely, of Victorville.