Lafayette Mourns the Loss of McCrae Williams '21

Sept. 15, 2017

Obituary: McCrae Williams '21

Visiting Hours: Saturday, Sept. 16 -- 3-8 p.m.
George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St., Wellesley, Mass.

Funeral Service: Sunday, Sept. 17 -- 1 p.m.
First Parish Church, 349 Boston Post Road, Weston, Mass.


McCrae Williams, a freshman on the Lafayette College men's lacrosse team, died late Monday. His parents were with him. 

In a message to the campus community on Tuesday, Sept. 12, Lafayette President Alison Byerly said:

I am terribly saddened to share the news of the passing of McCrae Williams, a student in the Class of 2021. We extend our deepest sympathies to McCrae's family and friends.

Losing a member of the Class of 2021 is a heartbreaking start to the year for our newest students in particular.  I hope that the support of the community will be helpful to all at this very sad time.