Wednesday, 17 May 2017 07:57
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Media information by the family Steck

Commemoration for friends and acquaintances of Ueli Steck

Interlaken, May 17, 2017 - The family of Ueli Steck thanks the friends, acquaintances, professional colleagues, business partners, fans and other interested circles for their overwhelming participation in the death of their beloved son, husband, brother, uncle, and brother in law. The family considers this participation to be a great honor for Ueli, which the latter unfortunately can no longer experience personally. As a sign of gratitude, the family invites the public and the media to a public commemoration ceremony in the Congress Center Kursaal Interlaken on 23 May 2017 from 4 pm.

Note for the media:

Numerous media representatives have asked the Steck family for interviews and public statements in recent weeks. The family sees these offers as an honor and thanks for the expressed interest in Ueli. At the same time, the family asks for understanding that they will make no public statements until further notice. In order to preserve the solemn framework of memorial service, the family asks the participants and the media to refrain from taking pictures and videos during the memorial service.

Representatives of the media are asked to kindly register under the following link:

Instead of donating flowers, the family kindly asks to take into account Alpine Rescue Switzerland:

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Alpine Rescue Switzerland, Rega-Center, 8058 Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Remark: Ueli Steck