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Airlines Staffer Sings to Mother of Fallen Trooper in Viral Video

Scott Wirt

In a now-viral video uploaded by Sean Warren on Facebook, passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight watched a touching performance of “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban sung by Ground Operations officer Scott Wirt.

Wirt was serenading a mother whose son had been killed in the line of duty in Phoenix.

Wirt sang the song to Deb Edenhofer, whose son, Tyler Edenhofer, was killed while on duty in July of 2018. Edenhofer was a Navy veteran and DPS trooper.

Warren was so moved by the performance, he wanted to share it on Facebook.

“To the mother…. ‘Thank you’ seems so utterly inadequate. May you be blessed daily in your thoughts of your son’s service and sacrifice. May heaven give you in abundance what you missed here on earth,” wrote Warren on Facebook.

Edenhofer was a graduate of Jeffersontown High School in Louisville, Kentucky and family of the fallen trooper live in the Louisville area.