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Huge turnout at memorial service for Kassandra Kaulius

More than 1,000 friends and family of Kassandra Kaulius – as well as a contingent of Mounties in red serge – filled the Christian Life Assembly in Langley Thursday afternoon to remember the life of the young woman killed in a car crash in Surrey on May 3. - Evan Seal / The Leader
More than 1,000 friends and family of Kassandra Kaulius – as well as a contingent of Mounties in red serge – filled the Christian Life Assembly in Langley Thursday afternoon to remember the life of the young woman killed in a car crash in Surrey on May 3.
— image credit: Evan Seal / The Leader

Upwards of 1,000 people attended a memorial service to remember Kassandra Kaulius, who was killed May 3 by another driver who was allegedly drunk.

A display at the front of the Christian Life Assembly church in Langley contained photos, a stuffed bear, pink high heel shoes, a softball jersey and glove, numerous medals and a grad photo with a single red rose.

As the family arrived each member placed a pink rose in a vase next to her photo.

The 22-year-old was driving home from a baseball game at Cloverdale Athletic Park May 3 when her red BMW was hit by a woman driving a van at 64 Avenue and 152 Street.

Kaulius was killed instantly.

About a half-a-dozen people spoke at Thursday's service as they remembered what a magnificent and giving person Kaulius was. All spoke about the senselessness of her death and asked others to join in a pledge against drinking and driving.

A private service is scheduled for Friday.

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