The Katelyn Markham case has captured the attention of people all over the world, but nine years after the Fairfield woman disappeared, her killer has not been caught.

As time goes by, the unsolved case continues to deeply impact Katelyn’s family members and friends. Dave Markham, Katelyn’s father, often visits Creekside Park in Fairfield where there is a tree planted in his daughter’s honor.

Dave Markham describes Katelyn as a light in a sometimes dark world – a young woman who radiated warmth and compassion. Those who knew Katelyn best say she was never afraid to spread kindness through something as simple as a smile.

“I think everybody knows by now that she was very bubbly. She was just very warm, outgoing, positive, energetic, always wanted people to be happy,” Dave Markham said. “She’s not forgotten, and she won’t be forgotten.”

Read more: fox19.com

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