PHOTO: Tricia O’Connor, the glamorous 51-year-old woman who fell to her death from a San Francisco building while watching the Blue Angels air show
- Patricia Hamon, aka Tricia O’Connor, has been identified as the woman who fell from a roof and died in San Francisco this weekend
- According to her ex-husband, Hamon had been at a Fleet Week airshow party when she fell from the roof and died from her injuries.
- On social media, close friends began leaving tributes to O’Connor, with one person describing her as a ‘bright light’
A San Francisco woman who fell from a building during a Blue Angels show has been identified as a 51-year-old glamorous art director.
The city’s medical examiner confirmed this San Francisco standard the woman who died after falling from the roof was Patricia Hamon.
Officers responded Saturday to Van Ness Avenue between Chestnut and Francisco streets in the Russian Hill area of the city and found Hamon after the fall.
Hamon was known to her friends as Tricia O’Connor, and according to the outlet, she had been at a Fleet Week party and a Blue Angels air show when she tripped and fell to her death.
“Trishie was a bright light in our community, her passing is an unspeakable loss to us all. Please look to each other for support as we grieve together,” a friend posted on social media.
The city’s medical examiner confirmed to the San Francisco Standard that the woman who died after falling from the roof was Patricia Hamon, also known as Tricia O’Connor.
Officers responded to Van Ness Avenue between Chestnut and Francisco streets in the Russian Hill area of the city, where they found O’Connor suffering from her injuries
O’Connor’s ex-husband, Clark Hamon, told The Standard that he was told she had tripped and fallen from the roof.
“I love you always, sweet Trishie,” Hamon wrote in a Facebook post. ‘I’m sure you’re laughing and dancing among the clouds. The world is missing some sunshine today… until the end of time.”
Family friend Alix Rosenthal said in a public Facebook post: “On behalf of the family and friends of Tricia O’Connor, I regret to announce that Tricia was in a fatal accident at a Blue Angels party on Saturday.
‘We are still working on plans for a memorial and will announce details as soon as we have them.
On social media, close friends began leaving tributes to O’Connor, with one person describing her as a “bright light.”
One person posted: ‘Tricia’s passing reminds us of the unpredictability of life and the importance of cherishing every precious moment with our loved ones.
“Let’s honor her memory by holding our loved ones a little closer, expressing our love more often and being present in every interaction.
“Tricia’s unconditional presence and legacy of love, acceptance and the joy she brought to our lives will guide us forever.”
According to her social media profiles, O’Connor worked as a Senior Art Director for Publicis Sapient, a business management consulting firm.
The post continued: “A bright light has gone out and the world has become a little dimmer with her passing. RIP Tricia O’Connor, we will miss you.’
Another commented: ‘No words. Our community lost a beautiful bright light. I can’t wrap my head around this.
“May we all be a little kinder and gentler to each other.”
Another said, “I feel so lucky to have met you in this life. You will always be in my heart.’
According to her social media profiles, Hamon worked as a Senior Art Director for Publicis Sapient, a business management consultancy.
On social media, close friends began leaving tributes to O’Connor, with one person describing her as a ‘bright light’
Friends have also started an online photo album and have begun contributing memories and photos of Hamon.
San Francisco Fleet Week is held annually between the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.
The show, presented by United Airlines, attracts fans from all over the world, is headlined by the US Navy Blue Angels and is the only air show in the US involving a commercial aircraft.
O’Connor watched the show from a residential block where none of the buildings are more than five storeys high. It is unclear exactly which building she fell from.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.