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Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts

Join us in remembering those we’ve lost


REMSA Health, Care Flight and our community are grieving the loss of our beloved team members and those on board the medical transport plane that crashed on February 24th. Our job as emergency medical services professionals is to care for the communities we serve. At times like these, we are also called to care for one another.

We're holding our Care Flight crew and their loved ones close at this deeply difficult time, as well as our entire organization of healthcare providers and staff who continue to do the essential day-to-day work of caring for our community.

Your messages of support and condolences have been overwhelming and are deeply appreciated. We thank you for supporting those lost and their loved ones at this time. If you wish to include a message of condolence, support or love, please submit them here. By sharing your message here, you will join others in our community in a collective showing of support for all involved. Your message will be included here on our Community Condolences webpage.

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In our Hearts

Ed Pricola, BSN, Care Flight Nurse

Ed, was a United States Marine, an adoring husband to his wife, Lauren, and an incredible father to his four-year-old daughter Riley, and two-year-old son Everett, and a true friend to those fortunate enough to know him well. Flying for Care Flight was his dream job.

Donate to Ed's GoFundMe

Ryan Watson, Care Flight Paramedic

Ryan was an adventurer, as well as a loving husband to Kailey, new father to Carter Thomas, son, brother, friend, and an outstanding care provider whose dedication to his family and community was unmatched. Ryan loved being a Flight Paramedic and brought a positive attitude to every call and patient interaction he had.

Donate to Ryan's GoFundMe

Captain Scott Walton, CFI, CFII, Guardian Flight Pilot

Scott was a deeply faithful man and loving husband to Lisa and father to three young daughters, Samantha, Emily and Anna, who were the center of his world. Scott was an exceptional pilot of the highest caliber. He spent years as a flight instructor, teaching students from around the world to fly.

Donate to Scott's GoFundMe

Mark and Terri Rand

Mark and Terri were big hearted, family oriented, proud parents to five children who reside in Nevada, New York and Florida, grandparents to 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild. The Rand family is now coming together to figure out how to move forward. They are deeply appreciative of the support from family and friends that will allow them to focus on healing and giving Bear and Terri the goodbyes they deserve.

Memorial Fund Donation

A fund created by REMSA Health. All donations gathered in support of the Care Flight Memorial Fund will be directed to the families and colleagues of those on board the medical transport plane that crashed on February 24, 2023.

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