Hotshots remembered by family and friends

An Honor Guard will stand watch all day following a Celebration of Remembrance ceremony at the Arizona Pioneer's Home Cemetery on the third anniversary of the death's of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. (Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier)

Photo by Les Stukenberg.

An Honor Guard will stand watch all day following a Celebration of Remembrance ceremony at the Arizona Pioneer's Home Cemetery on the third anniversary of the death's of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. (Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier)

Family members, friends and coworkers gathered Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Arizona Pioneer Home Cemetery for a Celebration of Remembrance for the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died three years ago fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

In a moving ceremony a wreath was laid, names read and a bell tolled 19 times. Trish Huston, the author of the 'Hotshot Prayer' spoke of it's history and deep personal meaning to her. An Honor Guard of fire fighters stood watch over the memorial throughout the day.

Family, friends, coworkers will always remember the 19, not just on June 30 but every day.