It's a Beautiful Day and It's Great to be Alive
A simple, yet powerful message: one that Lorin lived her life by and one that she would hope to see us all continue exemplify. Lorin Maurer was tragically taken from us on February 12, 2009 when Continental Flight 3407 crashed near Buffalo, New York.
Thank you for taking the time to visit our online memorial dedicated to Lorin. If you are a first time visitor, please sign our guestbook by clicking here. Please also browse through the various videos, pictures, and memories we have provided to get to know more about Lorin and the legacy she has left all of us.
Messages from Lorin's Family
"To our beloved daughter, Lorin. When you were born we knew you were special. During your short thirty years, your eyes saw things we could not see until you opened our eyes to the world. Your smile brought happiness to family, friends, and those you met. Your heart filled us all with a special kind of love. We will miss these gifts. We will miss you. You will remain in our hearts forever. All our love, Mom and Dad."
"We cannot choose our siblings, but if I had the opportunity to do so, there would be no one else I'f rather have as a sister. You were the best role model and older sister anyone could ask for and I wouldn't be the person I am today if you had not helped me get here. Your personality and charisma brought an amazing dynamic to our family and to your friends and I will miss your infectious smile and loving spirit. My love forever, Christopher Maurer"
"Instead of focusing on what is not, I want to cherish and celebrate all the amazing times that we had together - the weekends with our parents, your 30th birthday, our runs, late-night phone calls and hundreds of emails and text messages. You changed my life in teaching me how to love, and your smile and vibrance and passion for life will be a part of me forever. I love you, Kevin Kuwik"
Did You Know?
While in high school, Lorin kept a journal of every single swimming workout she completed. The journal was complete with information on sets, time intervals, quotes from her coaches, and her thoughts about the workout. She presented her coaches with a copy of this journal upon graduation.
In the wake of the tragic plane crash that took Lorin's life along with 50 others, we have been heavily campaigning for our government and the aviation industry to improve their safety practices. For more information on our efforts to improve aviation safety and to find out how you can help, please visit www.3407memorial.com