"I caught a glimpse of a group of those things running around. I saw one that looked like Heather. Maybe it was Heather.
Fuck... " -Student's Journal
Heather was a student at the University of Eastern Colorado. In 2013 the Cordyceps Brain Infection outbreak reached the campus. Just like most people around in the United States, she became infected. An unknown student who wrote many dated events in a Journal that was found by Joel 20 years later stated that the unknown student saw a group of runners around the campus. The student saw a runner who looked like heather, it's likely that it was her.