Willow Tree® Hero by DemDaco. "Hero, we honor thee, keeping safe your memory." What gift can really say Thank You for serving and protecting our country? A Willow Tree gift that someone will keep close to their heart. About the Artist, Susan Lordi. Susan's inspiration comes from a love of family, closeness to friends, and an appreciation of nature. Her art is intimate and personal, reflecting that which helps us treasure our relationship to people and the world around us.