Author Bio: Danielle and Olivier Föllmi divide their time between the Alps and the Himalayas. Olivier's photographs of the Himalayas have been seen around the world and have won the prestigious World Press Photo Prize. Danielle is a doctor and intensive-care team member who has established nutrition and sanitation programs in many Tibetan schools. The Föllmis are the founders of HOPE, an association dedicated to education in the Himalayas. They are the authors of 14 books that have promoted the heritage of the Tibetan world, and are the official photographers of the Dalai Lama.
Surviving are his father, Donald Bergau Jr., and mother, Carol Eedy; sisters, Danielle Olivier and Caylei Lalone; brother, Caleb J. Eedy; grandmothers, Sally Bergau, Patricia Eedy and Nancy Eedy; stepmother, Kathy Lalone; aunts, Cynthia Droste, Chere Bergau, Laura Eedy and Kris Whipple; uncles, Jeff Hubers and Greg Hubers; cousins, Jerome Droste III, Christopher Bergau, Joshua Eedy and Dakoda Eedy.
"Air traffic controllers employed by the Federal Aviation Administration negligently failed to maintain separation between the two aircraft," Danielle Olivier's claim states.