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Twin-Engine plane crashed justnorth of the Sioux Falls Airport, The crash killed Dr. Daniel Swets, Kevin Anderson, JoshuaLambrecht and their Pilot, Capt Brian Blake.

This weekend marks the first anniversary of an event that shocked South Dakota. On December 9, 2011, a twin-engine plane crashed just north of the Sioux Falls airport, killing its four members on board. The crash killed Dr. Daniel Swets, Kevin Anderson, Joshua Lambrecht and their pilot, Brian Blake. One year later, their legacies are living in in South  Dakota's youth. It was that sound that brought many of us back to childhood,Legos.. But for three grown men, Daniel Swets, Kevin Anderson and Joshua Lambrecht,  Legos were still a part of their lives, before the passed away. Robyn Swets lost her husband Dan in that plane crash, lastyear. As she explains, it was 2007 when she and Dan became active in the First  Lego League hoping to capture young minds across the state. "We would sit in our living room and talk (First LegoLeague), it was always about FLL. I'm so glad to be keeping it going.  It brings me closer to him, still,"Robyn Swets said. So much