Rockhurst University Mourns the Loss of StudentJanuary 7, 2015

The Rockhurst University community is mourning the loss of senior Aaron Thomas of Kansas City who died as the result of a car accident on Jan. 1. Thomas was a political science major who expected to graduate in May and was known as a gifted debate champion. A memorial fund has been established to help with his funeral expenses.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Aaron’s family and friends during this difficult time,” said Rockhurst University President the Rev. Thomas B. Curran. “The loss of such a vibrant young man will be keenly felt on campus.”

The funeral will be held Friday, Jan. 9, at Beacon Light Church, 4841 Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri, with a viewing at 11 a.m. and service at noon.

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