Thursday, February 11, 2016

A man comforts a grieving woman as they walk away from Sarah Crane’s final resting site at California Road Cemetery in Elkhart on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Crane, a 15-year-old Elkhart Memorial student, lost her fight with stage four colon cancer on Dec. 7 after a five-month battle. (Jon Garcia/The Elkhart Truth)

Penn's Chase Osborn (left) wrestles Central's Gage Mosiman during their 170 pound match during the Jim Nicholson Invitational Saturday Dec. 14, 2013. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)

Seth Cripe of Northridge High School competes in the boys 200 yard freestyle during a meet at Northridge High School on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (Jon Garcia/The Elkhart Truth)

Shirley (left) and Glendon Jones laugh as she tells a funny story to a reporter Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in their shoe repair store. The Jones are closing their store after 38 years. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)

Robert Picur, Midwest Blind and Shade of Mishawaka, measures the front windows of the new Physicians Urgent Care clinic for blinds Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The clinic, located at the corner of Beardsley Avenue and Johnson Street, opens Tuesday. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)

Members of the Elkhart Fire Department start to leave the scene of a fire at the Waterfall High Rise Apartments on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Emergency personnel responded to the building about 12:30 p.m. to put out a fire on the top floor. (Jon Garcia/The Elkhart Truth)

The Concord High School mascot joins in on the pregame stretching with Nathan Miller of Penn High School prior to a game on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (Jon Garcia/The Elkhart Truth)

Memorial's Adreana Jones (32) tries to split the defense of NorthWood's Jordyn Frantz (20) and Inger Yoder (25) during the first half of the NLC game at Memorial Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)

The Elkhart Truth’s Allison Cusick carries a food donation to an Elkhart Community Schools school bus during the Truth’s Hunger Doesn’t Stop For Flashing Red Lights food drive Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)

An Elkhart, Ind. fire fighter is seen inside a second story room as he searches for residents at a house fire at 1614 S. 6th Street Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Flames and smoke were visible from the second story upon arrival shortly after 6:30 p.m. Battalion Chief Scott Chris said after the search there was no one home at the time and the fire was contained to one room. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth)

Ann and Dr. Gene Stutsman pose for a photograph in front of the 70 foot tall tree in their yard in Goshen Saturday Dec. 7, 2013. The Stutsmans have decorated the tree for with Christmas lights for 28 years. This will be the last year because the tree has to be cut down because it is infected with a fungus. (J. Tyler Klassen/The Elkhart Truth)
Elkhart Truth Photos of the Week
Posted on Dec. 15, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 15, 2013 at 9:09 a.m.

A touching photo from the Sarah Crane funeral by Jon Garcia leads off our gallery this week. Prep sports provide good action and a nice mascot feature. The gallery ends with very nice portrait of a couple and their Christmas tree.