Just hours before the attack, Burditus posted a photo from the festival on social media, showing herself and her husband smiling as they stood in front of the stage.It was the second time the couple attended the festival.She was a member of the Aces’ “Cowbell Crew.” "Dorene was the most beautiful, kind and giving woman I have ever known.She loved her husband and girls with a passion we could never match,” wrote Gayle Simmons White, a friend, according to KTUU-TV. She was an angel on Earth and will forever walk in our lives.” Denise Burditus, a 50-year-old mother of two and soon-to-be grandmother from West Virginia, died in the arms of her husband, Tony. I LOVE YOU BABE." her husband of 32 years wrote on social media, according to Metro News, a radio station in West Virginia.Carla Van Hoosen described her uncle as the “fun one to hang out with.” She said he was compassionate and “would drive 500 miles if you needed him to help you.” Schwanbeck was reportedly with his fiancée, Anna Orozco, at the concert when the shooting began.She was not harmed in the attack, Shawn Schwanbeck told the Review-Journal.Candice Bowers, a single mother, didn’t often take vacations, but on the last weekend of September, she drove to Las Vegas from California with a friend.Bowers, 40, was separated from her friend during the chaos of the shooting.
Brett Schwanbeck, 61, loved the outdoors and taking his family on trips.
In Colorado, the family went white water rafting and fishing and saw a bear wander through their campsite.
“That was one of the coolest experiences of my childhood,” the son said.
Lisa Romero-Muniz, 48, was a beloved high school secretary and advocate for students in New Mexico.
She was described as an "incredible loving and sincere friend, mentor and advocate for students” by the Gallup-Mc Kinley County Public Schools' interim superintendent.
He died from a head wound a few days after the attack, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. He liked to get lost out in the middle of the woods,” his son Shawn Schwanbeck told the newspaper.