A woman aboard the ill-fated Continental Flight 3407 was the widow of a Buffalo man killed in the 9/11 attacks, the Buffalo News reports. As the co-chair of Voices of September 11, Beverly Eckert fought for a probe into pre-9/11 intelligence failures and pushed for a memorial to attack victims. She had been traveling to a celebration of what would have been her husband’s 58th birthday.
Eckert had also intended to help award a scholarship she had set up at a local high school in her husband’s memory. Though her death hasn’t been officially confirmed, “We know she was on that plane," said her sister, "and now she's with him."