Tragedy can’t stop legacy

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Tragedy can’t stop legacy

5K run to memorialize plane-crash victim Gena Rych
Gena Rych’s sister, Danielle Enea, front, and friend, Theresa Blake, describe Rych as trusting and selfless, with wisdom beyond her 27 years. A 5K run/walk will be held Sunday to benefit a foundation set up in Rych’s memory.
Gena Rych loved family and adored her nephew Rocco, who was celebrating his second birthday when this was taken. Rocco, now 4, is the son of Danielle Enea, holding the framed photo.
Gena Rych

Tragedy can’t stop legacy

Gena Rych’s sister, Danielle Enea, front, and friend, Theresa Blake, describe Rych as trusting and selfless, with wisdom beyond her 27 years. A 5K run/walk will be held Sunday to benefit a foundation set up in Rych’s memory.
Gena Rych loved family and adored her nephew Rocco, who was celebrating his second birthday when this was taken. Rocco, now 4, is the son of Danielle Enea, holding the framed photo.
Rych
Gena Rych
For more information

The inaugural Gena R. Rych Memorial 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday at Memorial Park, East Third Avenue and 29th Street, in Durango.
Race-day registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and is $20. Race T-shirts are available for an additional $10.
Also, the Family and Friends of Gena Social Gathering will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rochester Hotel. Race registration and T-shirt pickup also will be available there. The event will include food, drinks and live entertainment from The Stereotypes.
Proceeds from the 5K go to the Women’s Resource Center of Durango scholarship program.
For more information, visit www.genarych.org.

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