Hopkins Athletics Mourns the Loss of Rebecca Grande
Oct. 3, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD -- The Johns Hopkins Department of Athletics is mourning the loss of Rebecca Grande, a member of the Blue Jay women's track and cross country teams, who passed away on Sunday, September 30. Grande was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and a native of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
Grande, who was enrolled in the Whiting School of Engineering, competed for the Blue Jay cross country team as a freshman last fall and had returned to school in the spring before taking a leave of absence in February after being diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
Funeral services will take place on Friday in Philadelphia. An on-campus memorial service is being planned for the week of October 8.
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