OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- As recovery efforts and an investigation continue after the Ghost Ship fire which killed more than 30 people in Oakland, more information about the victims is coming to light and the the importance of honoring those lost grows in the community.
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As families and friends mourn the deaths of their loved ones, many have been leaving notes and flowers at makeshift memorials near the warehouse.
Sara Hoda, David Cline and Draven McGill are among the eight victims that had been identified as of Monday afternoon. Officials from Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco, where McGill attended, sent out a statement Monday confirming her death.
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Donna Kellogg, 32, recently graduated from San Francisco State University. The Chico-born woman was an avid drummer, loved the outdoors and cooking.
Brandon Chase Wittenauer was described by friends on Facebook as genuine and a talented musician. The 32-year-old also lived abroad once in Nicaragua.
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Travis Hough was 35-years-old. On Facebook, friends describe him as the a musical genius. He was in a band called "Ghost of Lightning" that released an album this year under an independent label.
Nick Gomez Hall was a world traveler from San Diego. A friend wrote on his Facebook page that the 25-year-old was a positive influence on his life and everyone he met.
Cash Askew was 22-years-old and part of a musical duo named "Them Are Us Too." The Soundcloud website revealed they had a gig booked in Argentina next year. The band's Facebook page has been flooded with messages over the last two days.
HOW TO HELP: If you're trying to locate a loved one or need information, call 510-382-3000.
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