Thousands attend service for Mt. Rainier ranger

Members of the South Puget Sound Search and Rescue team stand with other mourners as they hold candles at an evening vigil for park ranger Margaret Anderson, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in Eatonville, Wash. Anderson was killed by a gunman on Jan. 1, 2012, during a traffic stop where she worked at Moahaunt Rainier National Park. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Top federal officials, fellow park rangers and thousands of well-wishers have gathered in Washington state to celebrate the life of Margaret Anderson, a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who was fatally shot on New Year's Day.

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