Parents fulfill daughter's bucket list

Parents fulfill daughter's bucket list

CHICO, Calif. - We were the first to share the story of the woman whose life was saved by the heart of Chico State nursing student, Kristina Chesterman.

You'll remember she was killed by an alleged drunk driver in September.

64-year-old Susan Vieira vowed to complete Chesterman's bucket list, and Chesterman's parents are helping out as well.

Kristina Chesterman always wanted to fly an airplane so her parents, David and Sandra Chesterman, were offered a chance Sunday afternoon to fly in a four-seat airplane.

Sandra Chesterman said in a phone interview that a stranger wrote on their Facebook account and said he can have a friend fly them in a plane around the Bay Area.

The Chestermans took some of Kristina's remains and a picture of her and flew around the Bay Area and Sacramento.

Sandra Chesterman said that she felt Kristina was with them.

"It was just an incredible day," said Sandra Chesterman. "It was beautiful and clear. I felt Kristina was with us and it was just beautiful."

Sandra said she's been receiving messages from people who are working to fulfill Kristina's bucket list as well.

Supporters hope to also build a health clinic in Nigeria in Kristina's name.

There will be a 5K run at Bidwell Park on May 4 and all the funds will go towards the Kristina Chesterman Memorial Clinic.

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