Yeardley Love: Vigil, Arrangements, Contributions

Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff gathered in Charlottesville at the university amphitheater for a candlelight vigil yesterday evening in honor of Yeardley Love, who was killed earlier this week. President John Casteen urged students to use Love's death as a lesson that "inspires an anger and a sense of outrage" about violence.

Love, 22, of Cockeysville, Md. was a member of the University of Virginia women's lacrosse team. She was found dead in her apartment early Monday morning, the apparent victim of a homicide. In custody and charged with first-degree murder is George Huguely, 22, a fourth-year student from Chevy Chase, Md. and a member of the men's lacrosse team.

For a recent, detailed story on the case, see the New York Times web site.

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Visitation will take place at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Rd., Towson, Maryland on Friday, May 7. Hours are 2:004:00 p.m. and 7:009:00 p.m.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m. at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland.

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Contributions in honor of Yeardley Love can be made to either of the following funds:

The Yeardley Love Memorial Fund
Notre Dame Prep School
815 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286
Phone: 410-825-6202

The Yeardley Love Women's Lacrosse Scholarship Fund
Virginia Athletics Foundation
P.O. Box 400833
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Phone: 434-982-5555 or 800-626-8723

2010-05-06



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