Kate Loring is the mother of Claire Cucchiari-Loring, who was killed in a domestic violence incident at the age of 22. Claire was a student at Old Dominion University and a talented young musician with a passion for singing. Claire was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, who then killed himself. Shortly after her daughter’s death, Kate created a music scholarship at Old Dominion University for students who need help with tuition costs. Kate is allso a determined advocate for implementing extreme risk protection order laws in Virginia to help other people like her daughter struggling with terrible domestic violence situations.