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Taylor mourns the loss of a beloved student

Junior Meghan Freer passes away

Junior Meghan Freer passed away on Wednesday, May 9. (Photograph provided by Facebook)

Junior Meghan Freer passed away on Wednesday, May 9. (Photograph provided by Facebook)

By Eric Andrews | Echo

Junior Meghan Freer passed away in the overnight hours on Wednesday, May 9.

A visitation will take place Friday, May 11 from 3–7 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel in Marion, Indiana, and a celebration of life service will be held at Upland Community Church on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m.

Taylor hosted a prayer service in Rediger Auditorium on Wednesday at 4 p.m. to pray for the Freer family, Meghan’s friends and loved ones and the Taylor community as a whole.

Taylor’s Counseling Center made counselors available to the Taylor community on Wednesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 10, while members of Student Development led open prayer and reflection times throughout Wednesday afternoon at the Memorial Prayer Chapel.

The Counseling Center provided spaces for the Taylor community to grieve and reflect on Thursday, May 10, creating a reflection space, as well as offering two therapy dogs around campus.

Campus Pastor Jon Cavanagh and President P. Lowell Haines encourage all members of the Taylor community to pray for the Freer family and all those touched by Meghan’s life.

In an announcement issued to faculty members, Haines noted the power of prayer.

“As it has been said so many times, Taylor is at its best during difficult times such as these,” Haines said.

Additional information can be found on the Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service’s website at https://bit.ly/2G5g50k.

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