People are calling her “baby Jane” a nameless newborn girl found dead in a northwest Calgary parking lot.
People were supposed to gather at 7 p.m. Saturday for a vigil for the baby that was discovered on Christmas Eve but the organizer decided to postpone it because of the extreme cold.
Organizer Dana Bramston told City this is a heartbreaking tragedy.
“It hit me particularly hard.”
She hopes the memorial event will help her neighbours in Bowness cope.
“And then I thought the family of the child and the community in general and this is not exactly what the community needed for a Christmas story.”
Bramston said bringing more awareness to the death may also encourage someone to come forward with information.
Earlier this week, Calgary police made a plea for tips almost 48 hours after the discovery, no information had come in.
The baby is described as light-skinned with dark hair.
Early autopsy results suggest there’s a chance she may have been alive when she was left alone.
The vigil has been rescheduled for January 3 and will take place at the City of Calgary Community Recycling Depot in Bowness at 7 p.m.