February 18 2016 - [⚠️: murder] by Bailey L Netsch
About 40 people gathered Wednesday night to light candles and share memories to honor #scottsdale #murdervictim #allisonfeldmanon the one-year anniversary of her death.
Family and friends remembered the 31-year-old's loving spirit during the emotional ceremony and expressed a continuing sense of agony over their loss and lack of suspects in the case. "I know there is no timetable for grief," said Amanda Garrett, Feldman's best friend. " ... For the last year, I have focused on the why and the how." Feldman's parents, Harley and Elayne Feldman of #Minnesota, traveled to Scottsdale to take part in the ceremony. The couple read aloud a poem about their daughter, thanking her for the life she lived and the love she gave to them. "You hear very sad stories ... never thinking something that tragic would happen to you," Elayne Feldman said.
Co-workers were also present at the memorial. Feldman had been in sales, specializing in medical devices for wound and burn patients, a job her parents said was her true passion. Each summer, she volunteered at #CampCourage, a camp for child burn victims in #Prescott.
This past summer, Harley and Elayne Feldman attended the camp in their daughter's honor. "I felt like she was showing me what she used to do," Elayne Feldman said.
More than a dozen Scottsdale police representatives were also on hand. Assistant Police Chief Scott Popp addressed the crowd, saying the case "is still a priority for us. We have what we need to solve it. We will be here with you until the end." Officer Kevin Watts, a Scottsdale police spokesman, said police are actively investigating the case. Police have said they possess a #dnaprofile for the killer, but they have not found a match to existing DNA profiles in local and national databases. "It may just take time," Watts said.
#silentwitnessis offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information in the case. Tips can be made anonymously by calling 480-WITNESS.\ (📰: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/scottsdale/2016/02/18/vigil-honors-scottsdale-murder-victim-allison-feldman/80540034/)