A vibrant tribute was paid on Saturday afternoon to Stephanie Lacroix, a 25-year-old Franco-Ontarian from Timmins, one of the Canadian victims who lost their lives in the plane crash in Ethiopia last week.
In turn, parents and friends of the Franco-Ontarian have honored the memory of the young woman disappeared.
[Stéphanie] Lacroix was genuine, true, and we could count on her , one of her friends, Stefanie Dubé.
She was always involved in a multitude of projects and her passion for making a better world was contagious , she added.
His smile, laughter and love for the world were truly contagious and encouraged others to believe that there was still good in the world. His passion for making a difference inspires us to take action. She leaves an incredible legacy , can we read in her funeral homage.
Mikayla Dunlop, one of her friends, also paid tribute to her by writing him a letter.
Thank you for being an adventurer […]. You made each of us a better person , “she explained, her voice tied with emotion.
On Facebook, the tributes of those who knew the young woman, but who could not be present at the ceremony, also multiplied in the form of message.
Your smile, your energy and your support with the little ones were much appreciated! Thank you for your presence, your commitment and your motivation , said a surfer.
The shock is incredible after the loss of such an incredible person. The words can not describe how much this beautiful woman, inside and out, will be missed by all who have had the absolute pleasure of meeting her , added another friend of the young woman.
Originally from Timmins, Northern Ontario, Stéphanie Lacroix was traveling as project coordinator for the United Nations Association in Canada, when the plane she was in crashed.