Our third and hardest day in Cedar City. After meeting many of the family members and friends of the crash victims it was very difficult to photograph them in mourning. I found myself doing more walking and thinking than photographing... My heart and prayers have been and will continue to go out to those affected by this tragic loss. Hundreds gathered at a memorial for the victims killed in last week's plane crash near Moab, Monday evening at Southern Utah University. A candle was lit next to a portrait of each individual who was killed in the accident. -- Monday, August 25, 2008. Photo by Geoffrey McAllister/Deseret News
Lisa Shumway, left, sadly tends to her three-month-old baby along side her parents Peggy and Lloyd Layton during a memorial service held for those killed in last week's plane crash near Moab, Monday evening at Southern Utah University. Lisa's husband, Keith, was one of the 10 killed in the accident. -- Monday, August 25, 2008. Photo by Geoffrey McAllister/Deseret News
Andrea White, wife of David White who died in Friday's plane crash in Moab, reads through cards received from her 8th grade class at Canyon View Middle School Monday afternoon. Andrea has been grateful for the love and support she's received from the community. -- Monday, August 25, 2008. Photo by Geoffrey McAllister/Deseret News
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CEDAR CITY — It was a typical birthday party for a 7-year-old: About 10 children and their parents gathered at a neighborhood park. The children played games and ate cake and ice cream, and the birthday boy opened his presents.
All the while, the boy's mother, Andrea White, did her best to keep up appearances that everything was OK, even though her husband and the boy's father, David White, was one of 10 Cedar City area residents killed in a plane crash on Friday, the day before the party... (Read more of the related article: Cedar City mourns crash victims)