Student dies of complications from illness

Junior Xavier Crawford, 22, of Euclid, Ohio, died in the hospital from complications of an illness on Dec. 14, according to an email sent by University President Mary Ellen Mazey.

“We are grieved once again to learn of the death of one of our students,” Mazey said in the email.

Crawford was a pre-physical major in the College of Education and Human Development, according to the email.

Funeral services were Dec. 22 in Euclid.

A fund in Crawford’s name was created to help pay for the funeral, according to a campus update. Donations can be made at any Key Bank under “donations for Xavier Crawford.”