UPDATE 9:30 P.M.: Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman will lead a ceremony to honor those whose lives were lost on October 1, 2017. Starting at 10:05 p.m., the 58 names of the victims will be read, accompanied by the tolling of a bell and candle lighting.
You can watch a livestream of the ceremony below once it begins.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Exactly two years ago, Las Vegas was changed forever when 58 people were killed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. It was the worst mass shooting in modern history.
Now, the community is remembering and honoring those killed with gatherings and ceremonies around the valley.
At the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden near Charleston and Casino Center boulevards, many have paid their respects throughout the day.
Janet Fraser, whose son Brian was killed, says she and her family cherish the space.
“He was cremated and his ashes were spread various places so for me this is where Brian is,” says Fraser.
She says the first year after his death, she couldn’t get out of bed, but this year has been better.
Many others echo this thought.
“For me easier, it’s something we’ll never forget but it does get easier,” says survivor Susan Todd.
Shannon Caffey, another survivor, says he comes to the Healing Garden multiple times a month to find comfort.
“I think it’s a lot easier but it’s still hard, we still have PTSD and we still remember what happened. The visions are still there,” says Caffey.
LIST OF 1 OCTOBER VICTIMS
34-year-old Hannah Ahlers of Beaumont, Calif.
35-year-old Heather Alvarado of Cedar City, Utah
49-year-old Dorene Anderson of Anchorage, Alaska
34-year-old Carrie Barnette of Riverside, Calif.
54-year-old Jack Beaton of Bakersfield, Calif.
44-year-old Steve Berger of Minnesota
40-year-old Candice Bowers of Garden Grove, Calif.
50-year-old Denise Burditus of Martinsburg, W.V.
34-year-old Sandy Casey of Redondo Beach, Calif.
28-year-old Andrea Castilla of Huntington Beach, Calif.
58-year-old Denise Cohen of Carpinteria, Calif.
29-year-old Austin Davis of Riverside, Calif.
54-year-old Thomas Day Jr. of Corona, Calif.
22-year-old Christiana Duarte of Torrance. Calif.
50-year-old Stacee Etcheber of Novator, Calif.
39-year-old Brian Fraser of La Palma, Calif.
31-year-old Keri Galvan of Thousand Oaks, Calif.
52-year-old Dana Gardner of Grand Terrace, Calif.
20-year-old Angela Gomez of Riverside, Calif.
40-year-old Rocio Guillen Rocha of Eastvale, Calif.
34-year-old Charleston Hatfield of Las Vegas
44-year-old Chris Hazencomb of Camarillo, Calif.
42-year-old Jennifer Topaz Irvine of San Diego, Calif.
38-year-old Teresa Nicol Kimora of Placentia, Calif.
34-year-old Jessica Klymchuk of Valleyview, Alberta, Canada
33-year-old Carly Kreibaum of Sutherland, Iowa
42-year-old Rhonda LeRocque of Tewksbury, Mass.
55-year-old Victor Link of Orange County, Calif.
23-year-old Jordan McIldoon of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
28-year-old Kelsey Meadows of Taft, Calif.
28-year-old Calla-Marie Medina of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
29-year-old James “Sonny” Melton of Big Sandy, Tenn.
67-year-old Patricia Mestas of Menifee, Calif.
24-year-old Austin Meyer of Reno, Nev.
35-year-old Adrian Murfitt of Anchorage, Alaska
33-year-old Rachael Parker of Manhattan Beach, Calif.
36-year-old Jenny Parks of Lancaster, Calif.
31-year-old Carrie Parsons of Bainbridge Island, Wash.
46-year-old Lisa Patterson of Lomita, Calif.
56-year-old John Phippen of Santa Clarita, Calif.
28-year-old Melissa Ramirez of Los Angeles, Calif.
21-year-old Jordyn Rivera of La Verne, Calif.
20-year-old Quinton Robbins of Henderson
28-year-old Cameron Robinson of St. George, Utah
34-year-old Tara Roe of Alberta, Canada
48-year-old Lisa Romero-Muniz of Gallup, N.M.
28-year-old Chris Roybol of Aurora, Colo.
61-year-old Brett Schwanbeck of Bullhead City, Ariz.
20-year-old Bailey Schweitzer of Bakersfield, Calif.
50-year-old Laura Shipp of Las Vegas
21-year-old Erick Silva of Las Vegas
53-year-old Susan Smith of Simi Valley, Calif.
30-year-old Brennan Stewart of Las Vegas
56-year-old Derrick “Bo” Taylor of Oxnard, Calif.
46-year-old Neysa Tonks of Las Vegas
32-year-old Michelle Vo of Los Angeles, Calif.
55-year-old Kurt von Tillow of Cameron Park, Calif.
42-year-old Bill Wolfe of Shippensburg, Pa.
The Las Vegas Community Healing Garden is located at 1015 S Casino Center Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101.