Friends of an Australian man who vacationed in British Columbia with his girlfriend days before she died are looking for a lost camera which contained precious memories of their vacation.
Matt Lorraway and Rebecca Ware visited Whistler in February for a trip that is replete with memories of "eco-tour ziptrek and of snowmobiling", Amy McArthur, a close friend of Lorraway, said in a letter to Pique Newsmagazine that was later posted on Facebook. Lorraway's friends are now looking for the "Go Pro camera" containing valuable footage of their togetherness.
The couple who were together for two years flew back to their hometown in Australia, where Rebecca Ware was suddenly diagnosed with leukemia. She died five days later aged 23.
"Matt would just love the footage back because it was the last footage he has of them together, and the last moments captured of their time together" the friend said in the letter.
In a Facebook page set up by Amy MacArthur, she says Rebecca "was beautiful and bubbly, with a contagious smile...we want to find the camera to save memories of her for Matt, but also for all of us who loved her."
The Facebook page of appeal created for finding the lost camera was shared more than 3,300 times by Facebook members by Friday afternoon.
The camera is said to have got lost at some point after the couple took to the top of Creekside gondola on the mountain.
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