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Gerda Gavrilis (cq) holds up her daughter's wedding bouquet while addressing the news media at a sobriety checkpoint dedication ceremony Friday night, Aug. 24, 2007. Arlene Gavrilis would have carried the bouquet on her wedding day, but she was killed at the hands of an impaired-driver June 4, 2005, the day she was to have been married . Behind Gavrilis are Ginger Thayer (cq, partially visible, far left), mother of Arlene's fianc̩, Adam Hawkes, and the women who would have been her daughter's bridesmaids - (l. to r.) Krisann Bruton (cq, just left of Gavrilis), Sara Clausen (cq, behind bouqet, partially visible), Katie Kearns (cq, black top) and Amber Kernes (cq, far right). The group had assembled for a sobriety checkpoint dedication ceremony in memory of Arlene Gavrilis. The Aurora Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint just west of S. Buckley Rd. on eastbound Iliff Ave. from 9pm Friday to 3am Saturday dedicated to Arlene who was killed in the early morning hours June 4, 2005, a day that was to have been Gavrilis' wedding day. Her car was struck by another vehicle driven by an impaired driver traveling in excess of 100 mph. Arlene's fianc̩ Adam Hawkes could not attend the ceremony (he was out of state), but his mother, Ginger Thayer (cq, not shown), read a letter from Adam to the news media gathered at the dedication ceremony. NOTE: Aurora PD should be contacted for a final count of cars that passed through the checkpoint and the number of arrests that resulted. (MARK T. OSLER/SPECIAL TO THE ROCKY) **Gerda Gavrilis (cq), Amber Kernes (cq); Katie Kearns (cq); Sara Clausen (cq); Krisann Bruton (cq), Adam Hawkes (press release), Ginger Thayer (cq), Arlene Gavrilis (press release) ADD'L INFO: Amber Kernes (cq), 25 of Parker, Colo.; Katie Kearns (cq), 30, of Parker; Sara Clausen (cq), 25, of Lone Tree; Krisann Bruton (cq), 25, of Parker. Katie Kearns would have been Arlene's maid of honor.

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