Family members embrace at the end of the a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Family members embrace at the end of the a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

PHOTOS: Guardian Flight Memorial Service

Family, coworkers, friends and first responders turn out for service.

A public memorial service is held for the Guardian Flight crew at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. Pilot Patrick Coyle, flight nurse Stacie Rae Morse and flight paramedic Margaret Langston were Guardian Flight employees based in Juneau. Morse was pregnant with a child she planned to name Delta Rae. Their King Air 200 disappeared Jan. 29 flying to pick up a patient in the Southeast community of Kake.


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An honor guard enters a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

An honor guard enters a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Guardian Flight pilots speak about pilot Patrick Coyle during a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Guardian Flight pilots speak about pilot Patrick Coyle during a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Guardian Flight nurse Leslie Carey speaks of Stacie Morse during memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Guardian Flight nurse Leslie Carey speaks of Stacie Morse during memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Father Michael Oleksa speaks during the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Father Michael Oleksa speaks during the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Bell Ceremony is performed during the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Bell Ceremony is performed during the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joel Jackson speaks for members of Kake during memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Joel Jackson speaks for members of Kake during memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Randy Lyman, COO of REACH/Guardian Flight, speaks during a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Randy Lyman, COO of REACH/Guardian Flight, speaks during a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Three helicopters do a ‘flyover’ at the end of a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Three helicopters do a ‘flyover’ at the end of a memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rick Trostel plays taps at the end of the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Rick Trostel plays taps at the end of the memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The memorial service for the Guardian Flight crew is held at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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