Daniel Kaufman was one of these victims who tragically lost his life while saving four people during the shooting. Kaufman is now remembered as a hero, as well as so much more.
His partner, Ryan Reyes, recently wrote an editorial for The Pride LA, sharing the story of "literally one of the best people that has ever lived."
"It didn't matter what type of mood he was in, if you were hurting, it was that bright cheery, 'are you ok? I'm going to make you laugh. I'm going to make you feel good again.' That was Daniel...God, I miss him."
Daniel's partner, Ryan Reyes, The Pride LA
Reyes continues on in his editorial to share a particularly important message, which he says both he and Daniel felt strongly about.
Here is a portion of Reyes's editorial, written for The Pride LA:
"I speak for both Daniel and myself when I say that this attack should NOT encourage people to treat Muslims any differently than they would anyone else. This tragedy was committed by a radical group. We do not hold all Christians accountable for the actions of the Westboro Baptist Church, so why do we blame all Muslims for the actions of THEIR version of Westboro? It makes no sense.
The twisted actions and beliefs of a few should not be used to view the majority.
Muslims are just as loving and caring as anyone else. It made Daniel sick and continues to make me sick, that Americans refuse to drop this way of thinking.
Muslim people are just as desperate to capture the radical groups as anyone else."
"By joining forces and working together through love and understanding, we can defeat those that perpetrate these acts."
Ryan Reyes, The Pride LA
"My heart and sympathy goes out to all Muslims that are not members of these radical groups. I am sorry that, for whatever reason, people cannot seem to understand that the radical groups and terrorists do NOT speak for all Muslims.
Just know that I do not blame you for this and I love you as my brothers and sisters in humanity, just as Daniel would."
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Partner of fallen San Bernardino massacre hero speaks out
Dounia Omar sets up a poster showing the photos of 14 people killed in Wednesday's shooting rampage before the start of the memorial service at the Islamic Community Center of Redlands, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Loma Linda, Calif. The FBI said it is investigating the rampage as a terrorist attack. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A picture of Juan Espinoza, a victim in the San Bernardino, Calif., shootings, is shown at an interfaith memorial service at the Islamic Community Center of Redlands, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Loma Linda, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Pictures of Wednesday's shooting victims are displayed at a makeshift memorial site Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. Thousands of employees of San Bernardino County are preparing to return to work Monday, five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on a gathering of his co-workers, killing 14 people and wounding 21. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
San Bernardino County employees hold up photos of the San Bernardino shooting victims during a candlelight vigil on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. The husband and wife who opened fire on a social services center last week had been radicalized "for quite some time" and had taken target practice at area gun ranges, in one instance just days before the attack that left 14 people dead, the FBI said Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
This undated photo provided by George Velasco shows Yvette Velasco. She was one of the victims of a shooting at a social service facility in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (Courtesy of George Velasco via AP)
RIALTO, CA. -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015 -- Ryan Reyes, 32, holds a photograph of he and Daniel Kaufman, right, his boyfriend of three years who was confirmed as one of the victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center that left 14 people dead. Reyes had waited all night for word of his fate but found via phone call at about 10:30 A.M. on Thursday. (Photo by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
This 2014 photo provided by Greg Fox shows Larry Daniel Kaufman, left, with his boyfriend Ryan Reyes at Comic Con in Los Angeles . Kaufman was killed in the shootings at a social services center in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (Greg Fox/ via AP)
RIALTO, CA. -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015 -- Ryan Reyes, 32, left, is consoled by his mother Patricia Reyes after finding out his boyfriend of three years, Daniel Kaufman, 42, was one of those killed during Wednesday's mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center that left 14 people dead. Reyes had waited all night for word of his fate but found via phone call at about 10:30 A.M. on Thursday. (Photo by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
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