The University of Central Missouri sent a campus-wide email Tuesday to notify members of the UCM community a memorial service will be held Friday for Dylan Austin, a student from Independence, Mo. who died April 25 as a result of a skateboarding accident in Warrensburg. UCM plans to celebrate his life with a memorial event at 4 p.m. Monday, May 4 at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
According to the email, memorial services are planned at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington, Independence, Mo., Friday, May 1. Dylan Austin’s family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions for Breakers-Habitat for Humanity or The Campus Cupboard have been designated by his family. Individuals who want to contribute should make checks payable to UCM and should designate which organization they would like to recognize. Checks can be sent to the Office of Student Activities, University of Central Missouri, Elliott Student Union 217, Warrensburg, MO 64093.