A close friend said it best.
Going into a hospital with Brenda Emer was like being with a "rock star."
"Everyone knew her," Amy Geer said. "And everyone loved her."
Geer is one of many friends who is paying tribute to Emer, a James City resident who died late Tuesday afternoon following a courageous and miraculous 16-year battle with breast cancer.
The 10th annual Pink Power Day will be observed Friday in Kane.
The special day is held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.