Memorial services have been set for a local victim who lost her life this month after a gunman opened fire into a crowd at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas.
Bailey Schweitzer, a 20-year-old receptionist who worked at Infinity Communications and helped out at Bakersfield Speedway, which her family owns, will be remembered Wednesday.
A memorial will be hosted at Valley Bible Fellowship’s main sanctuary at 11 a.m., officials there said.
Two other Kern County residents who lost their lives during the shooting in Las Vegas – Jack Beaton, 54, and Kelsey Meadows, 28 – both had celebrations of life services Saturday.
At Beaton’s service, held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, speakers focused on the “heroic love” Beaton exhibited the night he shielded his wife from gunfire, saving her life, but losing his own.
Meadows’ service attracted so many people – about 700 – that it had to be held at the West Side Recreation and Park District Gym. A candlelight vigil days earlier had a similar turnout.