At least 100 people gathered Saturday afternoon to say their goodbyes to Piper Reed, 34, who was killed in a head-on collision south of Ketchum on May 29. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle, Peter and Sally Jarvis, also died, as did Reed’s golden retriever, Remi. A procession was led by firetrucks and ambulances from across Blaine County through downtown Ketchum to Apple’s Bar and Grill on Picabo Street near Warm Springs Lodge, where a memorial service took place. Reed’s mother carried the ashes of her daughter as Reed’s father carried the ashes of Remi alongside her. Reed was a recent graduate of the Ketchum Sun Valley Volunteer Firefighters Association and as such was given a firefighter’s funeral service. A bell ceremony, led by Ketchum firefighter Tom Ancona, was done per tradition to indicate a firefighter’s final call home. A memorial service for the Jarvises will be held on Mercer Island, Wash., on June 24. Their family has requested that donations be made to the Ketchum Sun Valley Volunteer Association in memory of Reed.
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