She Asked Strangers to Honor Her Son. Little Did She Know Nature Also Had Its Own Dedication in Mind.


Six months before his tragic death, Lisa Erben’s 23-year-old son Johannes made a request to his mother.If he were to die one day, he would want to be remembered by a celebration of life in Maui, Hawaii.Unfortunately, the young man from Germany passed away in a snowboarding accident last year.Hoping to honor his son’s wish, Lisa recently traveled to the island of Maui. On a handwritten note, she called out to all surfers in the area.