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Salisbury University mourns the loss of Delta Gamma president

Updated: Oct 3, 2019

Salisbury University is mourning the loss of Delta Gamma President Kassidee "Kassi" Boyce, who died early Tuesday morning.

Salisbury City Police were dispatched at 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning to Boyce's residence.

There is currently an investigation open, but Salisbury City Police have indicated that Boyce died by suicide, and there is no evidence of wrongdoing or foul play.

The campus is invited to gather, support and remember Boyce's life at a vigil in Red Square on Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.

Boyce will be remembered as a senior health sciences major, an Honors College member and a leader to her sorority sisters.

Update: An earlier version of this article had the vigil date as Oct. 7. It has now changed to Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. in Red Square.

The funeral will be held on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home located at 41590 Fenwick St. in Leonardtown, Maryland. The family has scheduled visitation one hour before the service, and those who knew Boyce are invited to attend.


SU has resources in place for students who are in need of mental health services or counseling.

SU Counseling Center can be reached at 410-543-6070 or in Guerrieri Student Union Room 263.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources.

The hotline is available 24 hours a day and can be reached at 1-800-273-8255.


By SOFIA CARRASCO Editor-in-Chief

Featured image: Delta Gamma Instagram.

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