Helen Chappell and Eric Bowen with their dog, Pecan. In early April, the couple and their young daughter were en route to a camping trip in Virginia when Chappell fell ill. She died April 19.
Helen Chappell and Eric Bowen with their dog, Pecan. In early April, the couple and their young daughter were en route to a camping trip in Virginia when Chappell fell ill. She died April 19. COURTESY OF ANNA GOLDSTEIN
Helen Chappell and Eric Bowen with their dog, Pecan. In early April, the couple and their young daughter were en route to a camping trip in Virginia when Chappell fell ill. She died April 19. COURTESY OF ANNA GOLDSTEIN

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