Shriya Shah-Klorfine

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The Woman Who Made it up Everest -- Then Died

On May 19, 2012, Shriya Shah-Klorfine became the first Canadian woman of South Asian origin to summit Mount Everest. Only a few hours later, at the age of 33, Shriya died on the descent. This past weekend, nearly two months later, her friends and loved ones gathered at a memorial service to celebrate Shriya's extraordinary life. I wanted to celebrate it, too. So I decided to honour her in this blog.
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Her Last Words Were 'Save Me'

The last words of a Toronto woman who died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest were "save me," says a close friend. Shriya Shah-Klorfine of Toronto was one of four people who died while descen...