Crowd Funding Links for the Murphy, Elizarraraz, and Dondero Families

On October 28th, a tragic car accident took the lives of three local teenage girls; Lucie Elizarraraz, Quinn Murphy, and Shaylee Dondero. Their loss was a terrible blow to our community, and in the midst of mourning, the locals have bonded together to help support the families.

Below, we will include the links to the different crowd funding campaigns to support the families of those lost. Please consider donating in their time of need, and using this page to stay updated on all the ways you can continue to help.

Meal Train Plus for the Murphy Family

Murphy Family Crowd Funding Source“On Thursday, October 28th, the Murphy family suffered a horrible tragedy when they lost their 16-year-old daughter Quinn in a car accident. Quinn is survived by her mother Sanny, father John, and brother Ian. Please help this family in their tragic time of need by keeping them fed and loved.”

Current Stats: $1,180 raised of $1,000 goal

Click here to donate.


GoFundMe: Murphy Family Memorial

Murphy Family Crowd Funding Source“My name is James Pettet. With the family’s permission, we are raising funds to help the Murphys with the costs attached to the devastating loss of their daughter Quinn. If you would like to help please donate. Thank you.”

Current Stats: $37,651 raised of $30,000 goal

Click here to donate.

GoFundMe: Funeral Funds and Expenses for Lucie Elizarraraz

Lucie Elizarraraz Crowd Funding

“On October 28, 2021 the world lost a beautiful soul! Left us with so many broken hearts. Lucie Elizarraraz you left this world too soon, you left us too soon. Heaven gained 3 angels in such a tragic way. Us her family are asking our family, friends, and community for any help to cover funeral expenses and to help cover any expenses during our hard times until the family is able to get back on their feet. Thank you very much! And our condolences to the other families!”

Current Stats: $24,578 raised of $20,000 goal

Click here to donate.


GoFundMe: Funeral Expenses for Shaylee DonderoShaylee Dondero Crowd Funding

“We are asking for help to cover funeral expenses for Shaylee Dondero who we lost in a tragic accident on 10/28/21.”

Current Stats: $17,666 raised of $20,000 goal

Click here to donate.


OBG Metalworks Fundraiser Raffle

“The Murphy family suffered a terrible loss. They lost their teenage daughter in a car accident. Quinn was an OBG OG. Her parents lived next door to OBG. She spent years as a little girl running around the shop. She would lay over a small stool with casters and race all around the shop. In 2012 she was the flower girl in my wedding.

“I’m holding a raffle and every penny will go to the Murphy family. $5 for one entry or 6 for $25. Three winners. Venmo me at @RJNewk to enter. If you need a PayPal option or are local and would like to pay in cash, DM me and I will make arrangements with you. Raffle ends Saturday November 6th at 9:00 PST.”


Eastern Sierra NOW is dedicated to spreading the word and getting as much money raised for these families as possible. If you know of any other crowd funding campaigns for these families not featured on this page, please email us at [email protected], message us through our Instagram or Facebook at @easternsierranow.

On October 28 2021, at an unknown time, the driver of a silver Honda Accord was traveling southbound on a dirt road south of Poleta road. For unknown reasons, the vehicle began to travel to the right side of the road, overturning into the canal and becoming submerged. The driver and the two passengers sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision.

For the original story on Eastern Sierra NOW, click here.

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