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Michaela McLaughlin remembered as strong, compassionate

Michaela McLaughlin, an engineering student at Northeastern, died Feb. 12. She was 22 years old.
Rachel Morford, news correspondent March 4, 2019
Michaela McLaughlin died Feb. 12 after a two year battle with cancer. She was an industrial engineering student at NU, and is remembered for her enduring friendships.

Susan Setta remembered as dedicated, passionate

Susan Setta remembered as dedicated, passionate
Chris Butler October 26, 2018

Loved ones of the late Susan Setta gathered Oct. 6 for a memorial service honoring her achievements throughout her life. Setta, who died May 14 at age 69, was a professor at Northeastern for 40 years...

Ed Dinan remembered as compassionate, brilliant

Ed Dinan remembered as compassionate, brilliant
April 11, 2018

By Rachel Morford, news correspondent Edward Dinan, a Northeastern accounting professor and father of six whose success in the telecommunications field earned him national renown, died of natural causes...

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine

Obituary: Deniz Kocaoglu remembered as fearless, genuine
October 19, 2017

By Rachel Morford, news staff Deniz Kocaoglu — known best for her charisma, sincerity, humor and talent — died Oct. 6 after suffering complications related to acute myeloid leukemia. She was 21...

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Jack Grinold, who worked as Northeastern's sports information director for 50 years, died April 21. He was 81 years old. / Photo courtesy Matt Houde, Northeastern Athletics
April 29, 2017

By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally...

Obituary: Jake Thompson, 18, remembered as kind, genuine

Obituary: Jake Thompson, 18, remembered as kind, genuine
March 17, 2017

By Rachel Morford, news staff Jake Thompson, a Northeastern freshman best remembered for his charm, confidence and sincere personality, died unexpectedly March 5 in Boston. He was 18 years old. Thompson’s...

Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic

Obituary: Robert “Bobby” Peterson remembered as empathetic, enthusiastic
February 19, 2017

By Rachel Morford, news staff   Robert Peterson, a senior at Northeastern best known for his enthusiasm, sincerity and passions in gaming and music, died unexpectedly on Feb. 10 in Boston. He was 23...

Obituary: Hope Lewis, Northeastern law professor, remembered as passionate human rights scholar

Obituary: Hope Lewis, Northeastern law professor, remembered as passionate human rights scholar
December 9, 2016

By Rachel Morford, news staff Hope Lewis, a celebrated human rights scholar and Northeastern law professor, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on Dec. 6 after suffering complications related...

Obituary: Mohamed Bazzi remembered as generous, a prankster and a born leader

Obituary: Mohamed Bazzi remembered as generous, a prankster and a born leader
July 15, 2016

By Rachel Morford, news staff Friends and family mourned the passing of rising third-year Northeastern student Mohamed Bazzi this past week, his loss resonating across campuses and continents. Bazzi...

Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring

Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring
June 23, 2016

By Rachel Morford, news correspondent Alexandra Valentine Johnson, remembered by loved ones as a scholar, activist, volunteer and committed friend, passed away on June 18 after suffering complications...

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless
June 15, 2016

By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism,...

Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind

Obituary: Ryan Shaw remembered as charismatic, talented and kind
June 1, 2016

By Rachel Morford, news correspondent Ryan Shaw passed away suddenly on May 9 two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, after contracting bacterial meningitis. He was 18. Shaw was born on May 29, 1997,...

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