CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - It has been just over one year since 12-year-old Skylar Kirchner lost her life to a rare form of brain cancer.
Friday, friends and family gathered at Preston Elementary School in Cuyahoga Falls to remember her. It would have been Skylar’s 14th birthday. They came loaded with balloons in her favorite colors. After a short prayer by her father, they were all released in her memory.
"Skylar touched so many lives I don't know how many lives she’s touched but I know in this community she touched a ton of people, the schools, her friends I mean it's amazing even now that her friends would want to do this," said her father Doug Kirchner.
"She was really funny, she was nice and kind, she always made me laugh in the hallways when i was down, she was a really nice person," said her friend Bethany Neal.
Make-A-Wish helped to fulfill Skylar's final wishes. One of those was a trip to Disney World.
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