“His ability to befriend everybody was almost supernatural,” said Pavan Reddy, Thompson’s friend.
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Eugene “Neil” Fachon, a third-year student at Northeastern characterized by his optimism and kindness, died from a rare form of brain cancer on Feb. 19 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Providence, Rhode Island.
Robert Peterson, a senior at Northeastern best known for his enthusiasm, sincerity and passions in gaming and music, died unexpectedly on Feb. 10.
Hope Lewis, a celebrated human rights scholar and Northeastern law professor, died Dec. 6 after suffering complications related to a long-term illness.
Alexandra Valentine Johnson, remembered by loved ones as a scholar, activist, volunteer and committed friend, passed away on June 18 after suffering complications relating to a seizure. She was 19.
Ryan Shaw passed away suddenly on May 9 two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, after contracting bacterial meningitis. He was 18.
Director of the School of Journalism and Pulitzer prize winner, Stephen D. Burgard, died while on sabbatical at the Harvard Divinity School. His death was announced by Bruce Ronkin, the interim dean of the College of Arts Media and Design, in an email to faculty and students.
Mohamed El-Toukhy, a 2013 Northeastern graduate known for his compassion, altruism and love for dining out and soccer, died at age 24.
While visiting a poverty stricken region of the Dominican Republic during a 2011 Social Enterprise Institute trip, Naman Shah stopped when he came across a shirtless boy. The Northeastern student, known to friends for his many acts of quiet charity, did not hesitate in taking the shirt off his back and giving it to the child.