Marci Lynn Pahl was a junior at Western Oregon State College studying elementary education. Pahl was a transfer student from Chemeketa Community College in 1992. She was killed in a car accident in January, 1993. In her memory, a flowering 'Thundercloud' plum tree was planted in the Landers promenade.
The plaque reads "In Memory of Marci Lynn Pahl Sep. 22, 1971 to Jan. 11, 1993 She gave the gifts of love and laughter."