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    Dylan, Chase, Ansley and Amy Spencer.
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    A youngster experiences what it’s like to fly from inside the Redbird flight simulator during an education program at the Spencer Flight and Education Center. (Record Photo)

Spencer tragedy gave birth to $1.3M legacy

Eight years after an airplane crash claimed the lives of a Scott City family, their memory continues to make a lasting impact on the community.

To date, the Spencer Family Memorial Fund has been responsible for fundraisers, grants and continuing donations of more than $1.3 million. Most of those donations have passed through the Scott Community Foundation.

Primary beneficiaries of that money have been the Spencer Flight and Education Center (SFEC) located at the Scott City Airport and the walking trail that continues to be developed in Scott City.

 

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The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

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