While known to most of Carson City as the C Hill flag, it is known to four little girls as "Grandpa's flag."
In much the same way, Gilbert Ayarbe will be remembered by most as "the keeper of the flag," a title he earned for his dedication to building the banner after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
But to those who knew him best, he will be remembered as a father, husband, grandfather and friend.
"He was this amazing, beautiful, wonderful man," said daughter Heidi Ayarbe. "Almost too good to be true."
Ayarbe, 85, who moved to Carson City from …