OAKLAND (KRON)—Hanna Henrikka Ruax was killed in the Oakland warehouse fire Friday night while she was visiting her fiance Alex Ghassan.
Ruax is from Finland and had been in Oakland since November. She was a social activist, entrepreneur and yoga instructor.
She was dating Ghassan long-distance and Ghassan was going to move to Europe.
Ruax helped organize a large protest after a Neo-Nazi rally in Finland.
Ghassan’s roommate Vikram Babu called her “very gentle.”
Ruax had playful photos of her and Ghassan on her Instagram account.
“Sent this pic to my mumz after arriving home to my boo,” she wrote. “Home sweet home!”