Karen Shuart

Assistant Fire Marshal Karen Shuart (Source: AFD)

The city of Asheville Fire Department said a Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held to honor a longtime city firefighter who recently lost her battle with cancer.

Assistant Fire Marshal Karen Shuart died January 31, 2019, the city said.

Shuart was a career firefighter with the City of Asheville Fire Department and had served for 25 years. 

The Celebration of Life will be held Friday, February 15 at 3 p.m. at the Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive.

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