Portraits of the 58 Las Vegas Shooting Victims Unveiled at Memorial Exhibit

In honor of the one-year anniversary of the Oct. 1 shooting, Clark County and the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center unveiled an exhibit of the 58 shooting victims. The portraits were created by artists from across the country and around the world. The project was the brainchild of artists Ellen Abramo and Kortney Struempf and organized via Facebook.

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Las Vegas Portraits Project
A community of artists across the globe created portraits to honor those who lost their lives on Oct. 1, 2017. The portraits will be gifted to the families.
Apryl Ferrell
Portraits of the 58 people killed when a gunman opened fire on a concert crowd on the Las Vegas strip were unveiled just weeks before the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting. "The Las Vegas Portraits Project, 1 October Memorial Exhibit" will be on display through Oct. 19 in downtown Las Vegas. Adrian Murfitt, 35, was a commercial fisherman with a hearty laugh and a love of hockey, according to his sister, Shannon Gothard.
Chelsea Clark
Andrea Castilla was celebrating her 28th birthday in Las Vegas with her sister and boyfriend. "Our entire family is heartbroken," her aunt Marina Parker wrote on her Facebook page.
Rita Martin
Angela Gomez, 20, was a 2015 graduate of Riverside Polytechnic High School in Riverside, California.
Sarah Schultz
Austin Meyer, 24, of Marina, California, just moved to Reno, Nevada, to attend Truckee Meadows Community College seeking a degree in transportation technologies.
Agnes Robin
"If he knew you, he loved you." Austin Davis, 29, pipefitter from Riverside, California.
Lisa Maranto
Bailey Schweitzer, 20, of Bakersfield, California, loved country music and went to the Route 91 Harvest Festival to see some of her favorite acts.
Mary Anne Shafer
30-year-old Brennan Stewart, a resident of Las Vegas, wrote and played country music.
Jenna Lamas
Brett Schwanbeck, 61, attended the festival with his fiancé Anna.
Litsa Raftopoulou
Brian Fraser, 49, a father of four and was "a rock of love and support to his family," reads the gofundme page set up for his family.
Meg Tracy
Calla Medig, 28, took time off from her job in Alberta, Canada, to attend the festival in Las Vegas, said her boss Scott Collingwood. "She was kind of a rock and, as of Thursday, she would have been our newest manager," Collingwood said.
Irma Mason
Cameron Robinson, a Las Vegas city employee, had looked forward to attending the Route 91 Harvest festival with his boyfriend, Bobby Eardley, said friend and colleague Brad Jerbic.
Cheryl Metzger
Pamela Anderson
Carly Kreibaum, who was in her early 30's, was a mother of two and beloved wife who was liked by everyone who knew her in her home town of Sutherland, Iowa, friends told KTIV, an NBC affiliate.
Tess Lee Miller
Carolyn “Carrie” Lee Parsons, 31, worked as a staffing manager for Ajilon, a staffing and recruitment firm in Seattle, according to her Facebook and LinkedIn profiles.
Courtney Reed
Carrie Barnette, 34, was a member of the Disney California Adventure Culinary team for ten years.
Corey Lonjers
A former military veteran, Charleston Hartfield, 34, was an off-duty Las Vegas police officer and youth football coach.
Kortney Struempf
Christiana Duarte, 22, of Torrance, California, was a graduate of the University of Arizona and in her first year working for the Los Angeles Kings hockey team as a "Fan and Services Associate".
Sonia J. Summers
Christopher Hazencomb died protecting his best friend's wife from bullets, his mother said. He loved watching professional wrestling, football and was a fan of the Los Angeles Rams.
Crystal Lina
Christopher Roybal, 29, was a five-year veteran of the U.S. Navy who served four tours in the Middle East. Roybal attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival with his mother, Debby Allen.
Jessie Serry
Dana Gardner, 52, was a deputy recorder/county clerk in the San Bernardino County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk's Office. She had worked for the county since 1991.
Jason Hillyer
Denise Burditus, 50, was a mother of two and soon to be grandmother of five.
Patricia Vasquez De Velasco
Denise Cohen, 58, and her boyfriend Derrick "Bo" Taylor, 56, both died at the Las Vegas concert. Denise's son Jeff Rees said his mother was a woman who lived life to the fullest and made everyone around her feel their best.
Rose Ann Holomon
Derrick "Bo" Taylor, 56, had worked for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 1988. Derrick attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival with his girlfriend Denise Cohen, 58, who also died in the shooting.
Ans Taylor
Doreen Anderson of Anchorage, Alaska, was a stay-at-home wife and mother with a passion for the Alaska Aces, a minor league hockey team that recently disbanded and was sold to the parent company of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers. She had been a member of the Aces’ “Cowbell Crew.”
Jennifer Mireles Pottish
Erick Silva, 21, was working as a private security guard at the music festival when he was killed while trying to help people get out of the venue safely.
Hannah Ahlers, 34, of Beaumont, California, was a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, was "beautiful inside and out and loved life and people," according to her family.
Aleigha Chappelear
Heather Warino Alvarado, 35, was a mother of three. Alvarado made a three-hour drive from her southern Utah home to Las Vegas to take her daughter to the country music festival.
Jack Beaton, 54, was a father of two children. Beaton was killed while shielding his wife from the gunfire, his son Jake Beaton wrote on social media.
Christine Robbins
Jennifer Irvine, 42, was an attorney from San Diego.
Keri Sparenga
James Sonny Melton, 29, was a registered nurse. Melton shielded his wife from gunfire when he was fatally shot, according to the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee, where he worked.
Elizabeth Londen
Jenny Parks, 35, was a mother of three and a kindergarten teacher from Palmdale, California. She leaves behind husband Bobby, who was also shot but survived
Natalie Pineau Guitare
Jessica Klymchuk, 28, worked as an educational assistant, librarian and bus driver at St. Stephen's School in Valleyview, Alberta, Canada
Amanda Roth
Jordan McIldoon, 23, of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, was a mechanics apprentice.
Wanda Heffelfinger
John Phippen, 56, a Santa Clarita native, was a "simple man who enjoyed the simple things in life," according to his friend, Leah Nagyivanyi.
Jennifer Beam
Jordyn Rivera, 21, was a graduate of Bonita High School. She was attending Cal State San Bernardino, where she was studying health-care management
Tom Seward
Kelsey Meadows, 28, returned to teach children in her hometown of Taft, California, at her alma mater, Taft Union High School.
Josh Bowden
Keri Galvan, 31, of Thousand Oaks, California, was the mother of three young children all under the age of 11.
Virginia W Culbertson
Kurt Von Tillow, 55, was "the most patriotic person you've ever met," according to his brother-in-law, Mark Carson.
Cheryl Popek
Laura Shipp, 50, was a dispatcher at an air conditioner company. She had moved to Las Vegas to be closer to her son Corey Shipp, a Marine Corps reservist, and the two attended the concert together. Corey survived the shooting.
Samantha Rosas
Lisa Patterson, 46, was the mother of three children.
Melissa Woodland
Lisa Romero-Muniz, 48, was high school secretary from Gallup, New Mexico
Julia Escobar
Melissa Ramirez, 26, graduated from Cal State Bakersfield in 2014 with a degree in business administration.
Ryan Roxbury
Michelle Vo, 32, was a 2003 graduate of San Jose's Independence High School.
Amritha Nayak
Neysa Tonks, 46, was a mother of three and a "great mother, colleague and friend," who had brought "much joy, fun and laughter" to others, according to a statement from her employer Technologent.
Lisa Anne Lay
Pati Mestas, 67, “loved country music,” her family told NBC. The Menifee, California, resident was killed Sunday at the Las Vegas concert “she waited so long to go to,” Mestas family said.
Kayla Beukes
Quinton Robbins, 20, was a University of Nevada, Las Vegas, student from Henderson, Nevada.
Michelle Cashatt
Rachael Parker, 33, was a police records technician for the Manhattan Beach Police Department for10 years.
Ellen Abramo
Rhonda LeRocque, 42, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts. LeRocque was in Las Vegas to attend the country music festival with her husband and 7-year-old daughter, both of whom survived the attack unharmed.
Heather Bickford
Rocio Guillen, 40, was a mother of four.
Elizabeth Purcell
Sandy Casey, was a 35-year-old middle school special education teacher from Manhattan Beach, California.
Kim Johnson
Stacee Etcheber, 50, of Novato, California. Etcheber was at the concert with her husband, San Francisco police officer Vincent Etcheber, before the two separated as Vincent jumped in to aid the wounded.
Stephane Bergeron
Steven Berger, a financial adviser who lived in Shorewood, Minnesota, attended the concert with his roommate and other friends. Berger was the father of three, aged 15, 11, and 8.
Margo Mam Thach
Susan Smith, 53, is remembered by the Simi Valley Unified School District as "the hub" of Vista Fundamental Elementary in Simi Valley, California.
Donna Shiver
Tara Roe Smith, 34, of Alberta, Canada, was a wife and a mother of two. Her aunt said Smith was "a beautiful soul" and "a wonderful mother."
John Walsh
Nicol Kimura, 38, of Orange County, California. Kimura's survivors include her parents, a sister and the friends who were with her when she died.
Mark W Gaffney
Thomas Day, Jr., 54, was a father of four who rounded up his grown children to attend the Route 91 Harvest festival before he was shot and killed.
Cheri Homaee
Victor Link, 55, was a music lover and father from San Clemente, California. He had attended the festival with his fiancée Lynn Gonzales.
Jack Stetz
Bill Wolfe, Jr. and his wife, Robyn, were celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary in Las Vegas on the night of the shooting. Wolfe was a youth wrestling and Little League baseball coach in Pennsylvania.
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