Sophomore Derek Doran dies unexpectedly

Sophomore Derek Doran passed away unexpectedly March 23, according to a release by Annie Stevens, Vice Provost for Student Affairs.

Doran was from CastletonVt. and was in the School of Business Administration, the release stated.

“We extend our deepest condolences to Derek’s family. Our sincere thoughts of care and sympathy are also extended to Derek’s friends and to faculty and staff who were close to him,” Stevens said in the release.

Doran’s services will be held at Ducharme Funeral Home in Castleton, Vt. and are open to friends and the University community. A visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. April 2, followed directly by a memorial service, according to the release.

Information regarding a campus gathering will be announced when it becomes available, the release stated.

“As is the case when any member of our community passes away, we are bound to feel a profound sense of loss, and reactions are felt in a variety of ways,” Stevens said in the release.

The release advised students to contact UVM Counseling and Psychiatry Services if they are in need of additional support, and employees to contact LifeScope.

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