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Memorial planned for student killed by falling branch

Nicholas Carr

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Pa Houa Lor, 18, died after being struck by a falling tree branch. Lor, a sophomore health science major, was described by the Educational Opportunity Program coordinator as a good student, respectful and shy.

Pa Houa Lor, 18, died after being struck by a falling tree branch. Lor, a sophomore health science major, was described by the Educational Opportunity Program coordinator as a good student, respectful and shy.

A public memorial for the student killed by a falling tree branch will be held Monday at Bidwell Chapel.

Pa Houa Lor, a sophomore behavioral health and science major with aspirations of becoming a nurse, died Tuesday after she was hit by a red oak tree limb between Butte Hall and Lassen Hall.
A period for private reflection will be held at noon and a public service will be held at 1 p.m., according to an email sent out to the campus community.
Messages of support for Lor’s family can be dropped off at the Educational Opportunity Program or at the offices for the Upward Bound Program, according to the release.
Those interested in donating money to Lor’s family can contact the Bank of America branch on Cohasset Road or visit the bank’s downtown branches and ask to donate to the Pa Houa memorial account.
An on-campus memorial for Pa Lor is currently being planned, according to the release.
Nicholas Carr can be reached at [email protected] or @NikECarr on Twitter.
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Memorial planned for student killed by falling branch