Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Tyler Edenhofer was killed in the line of duty in July 2018. The 24-year-old was a veteran of the US Navy.
(Arizona Department of Public Safety)
A Southwest Airlines employee surprised passengers on board a recent flight with an improvised musical performance, singing “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban to honor the memory of a fallen Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper – whose mother was aboard the flight.
Last Saturday, the south-West of passengers aboard a flight from Phoenix to Louisville sat quietly in respectful attention as a male member of the flight crew roared an emotionally powerful rendition of the moving song on the front of the plane, AZ Family and 12 news.
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The Video images of the sentimental scene has since been viewed on Facebook more than 33,000 times, many users agree that the performance on all the right notes. Commenters have noted that the crooner as Scott Wirt, a ground operations staffer.
“Sean, thank you for sharing this, it was amazing,” Deb Edenhofer wrote, online.
Edenhofer son Tyler Edenhofer, was a veteran of the Navy and DPS Soldier who was killed in the line of duty in July 2018, Fox 10 Phoenix reports. He was 24 years old.
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Southwest passengers aboard a flight from Phoenix to Louisville sat quietly in respectful attention as a male member of the flight crew roared an emotionally powerful rendition of the moving song on the front of the plane.
The mother of the law enforcement officer was traveling to a ceremony in Kentucky, where a park bench was dedicated to the memory of her son, if by 12 News.
According to Facebook fans, in the Southwest serenade was a bittersweet launch for her emotional trip to the Bluegrass state.
“What an Angel sent by God to bless this mom,” one commentator wrote of the performance.
“God certainly noticed that young man to sing for the mother and all the mothers who lost sons while serving their country,” another agreed. “God bless them all.”
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