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LWC to hold memorial service for student who died in SC

Funeral arrangements still pending for Daniel Rector, 22. Memorial service will be held after students return to campus, Dr. Luckey says.
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By Duane Bonifer, LWC Public Affairs Director

Lindsey Wilson College will hold a memorial service on campus this fall for a student who died early Tuesday morning while on vacation in South Carolina.

Daniel Rector, 22, of Richmond, KY, fell from a 10th-floor balcony onto a fifth-floor parking deck early in the morning at a Myrtle Beach, S.C., hotel, according to local police.

Rector was sitting on a wall outside of his room when he leaned back, as if he were looking at something, and accidentally fell to his death, according to the police report.

Please keep Daniels family and friends in your thoughts and prayers, Lindsey Wilson President William T. Luckey said in a campuswide e-mail message. This is a sad day for all of us.

Rector was a fifth-year communication senior and a catcher on the Blue Raider baseball team. He played in the Blue Raiders 2006, 07 and 08 seasons.

Rectors funeral arrangements are still pending. LWC will hold a memorial service after students return to campus, Luckey said.

This story was posted on 2008-08-06 02:01:56
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Remembering Daniel Rector: 1986-2008

2008-08-06 - Lindsey Wilson College - Photo LWC Sports information photo.
The Lindsey Wilson College Community is saddened by the death of communication senior Daniel Rector, who died in a 10-story fall at Myrtle Beach, SC. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time. A memorial service will be held at Lindsey Wilson after students return to campus, LWC President William T. Luckey said. Rector was a catcher on the Blue Raider baseball team in 2006, 2007, and 2008.

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