Kayla Starner began working as a part-time deputy coroner in 2017. She was born in York County and graduated from Central York High School in 2005. Kayla began providing care in York and surrounding counties in a variety of positions and services, including geriatric medicine, care for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and behavioral/psychiatric health. In 2013, she graduated from Wellspan Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Academy with a certification as an emergency medical technician, then began providing pre-hospital emergency medicine and became a volunteer firefighter. In 2016, she became a certified ordained minister. Kayla enjoys spending time with her son, hockey, football, fishing and being in the outdoors. "The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never explained, as I plan to help families have their answers and closure," she said.