Daughter of fallen sheriff is moved by tribute to her father.
Hundreds attended the 2016 Memorial Ceremony at the Louisiana Law Officers Memorial at Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery on May 4, Bastrop resident Gay Auger, whose father, Sheriff Thomas Auger Jr., of West Carroll Parish, died in a plane crash in 1980 along with Chief Deputy, John E. Peacock while traveling to retrieve a prisoner. "You think you have it buried inside you, Ms. Auger said. "But you know it wasn't in vain. And you know somebody still cares."