A Seattle Lawyer Who Loved To Travel Died In A Floatplane Crash On Whidbey Island.

Gabby Hanna, An Attorney From Seattle Who Was 29 Years Old And Had A Passion For Travel And Who Prepared Exquisite Meals For Her Loving Family, Was One Of The 10 Persons Who Passed Away In A Floatplane Crash That Occurred On Sunday Off The Coast Of Whidbey Island.

Hanna Was An Associate In The Seattle Office Of Cooley Llp, An International Law Company. She Attended Garfield High School In Seattle And The University Of Washington School Of Law, Both Of Which Are Located In Seattle.

In An Interview On Tuesday, Her Father, Dave Von Beck, Described His Daughter As Hilarious, Clever, And An Adventurer, Saying That She Was “A Fierce, Fierce Young Woman, In The Finest Of Ways.”

“The Sorrow Is Beyond Description,” Von Beck Continued. “There Are No Words.” “Her Family Had A Lot Of Affection For Her.”

According To Hanna’s Father, Although She Was Born In Idaho, She Spent The Majority Of Her Childhood In Seattle.

After Learning To Swim At The West Seattle Ymca With Her Older Sister, Jordan, With Whom She Was “Best Friends” And With Whom She Shared Countless Adventures, Von Beck Said That She Competed On The Swim Teams At Garfield High School And At Occidental College In Los Angeles.

She Had Previously Learned To Swim At The West Seattle Ymca.

Her Mother, Marcie Von Beck, Referred To Her Daughter As “The Most Wonderful Little Sister.” They Were So Similar It Was Uncanny.

During Her Time At The University, Hanna Earned Degrees In Both Philosophy And Political Science.

She Was The Executive Managing Editor Of The Washington Law Review While She Was Still A Student In Law School.

During Her Time At Cooley, She Assisted Clients With Commercial And Securities Litigation, In Addition To Both Internal And Federal Investigations. The Collision Was Described As A “Horrific Disaster” By John Robertson, Who Was The Partner In Charge Of The Seattle Office.

Hanna Went Hiking, Sometimes By Herself And Sometimes With The Family Dog. She Also Hiked, Traveled Alone Through Vietnam And Europe, And Amazed Her Family With Her Culinary Creations, Such As Making Pita Bread From Scratch, “Glorious Charcuterie Boards,”

And An Assortment Of Other Dishes And Desserts, According To Hanna’s Parents, Who Are Having A Difficult Time Coming To Terms With Their Loss.

Dave Von Beck Claimed That She Would Taste Any Food From Anywhere In The World, So He Prepared A Six-Course Feast For Her. “She Was Really Fantastic.”

According To Hanna’s Father, She Was On Her Way Home From A Friend’s Wedding In Friday Harbor When The Plane That Was Traveling From Friday Harbor To Renton Unexpectedly Crashed.

At First, The Only Thing That Her Parents Knew About Her Flight Was That It Was Delayed. Then, According To Dave Von Beck, They Got The Dreadful News, And At That Point, Their “World Fell Apart.”

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