Butterfly Release to Honor Lost Loved Ones

Heritage Hospice presented its 'Wings of Love' butterfly release Sunday to honor patients who have passed away.
Heritage Hospice presented its 'Wings of Love' butterfly release Sunday.

The 4th annual memorial honored patients who have passed away .

More than 450 family members gathered for a service featuring music and prayer.

Each attendee recieved a freeze-dried butterfly to release into the sky.

The butterfly release is based on an old legend that says if you whisper your wish to a butterfly and it takes flight, that wish will be taken to the heavens and be granted.
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