OAKLAND (KRON) — Photographer Amanda Allen Kershaw has been identified as one of the 36 victims of the Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
The 34-year-old Chelmsford, Massachusetts native lived in San Francisco with her husband, Andy Kershaw.
“Amanda Allen was such a fun loving person who opened her heart and her mind to everyone,” according to a Facebook friend. “She was a universal soul with charisma that was so epic I never quite realized what a beacon of light she was in our community until now.”
“One of our amazing colleagues, Amanda Allen, is among the missing from the Oakland fire. We are fortunate to have this beautiful, smart, joyful and talented woman by our side. We love you, Amanda Allen, and are keeping you and your family in our hearts,” a colleague posted.