March 15, 2022Print | PDF
It is with profound sadness that Wilfrid Laurier University mourns the loss of Stephen Lyndon. Stephen, 23, was an international exchange student from England studying in the Faculty of Arts.
The Dean of Students has been in touch with the Lyndon family to offer the Laurier community’s sincerest sympathies and support.
“We are shocked and heartbroken for Stephen, for his family, and for his friends,” said Ivan Joseph, vice-president, Student Affairs. “This is a tragic and unexpected loss that will be felt by many.”
Laurier is thankful for the investigation by Waterloo Regional Police Service and Laurier’s Special Constable Service after Stephen was reported missing. Flags will be lowered to half-mast across the university and funeral arrangements will be shared as information becomes available.
Stephen was part of a loving exchange student community that is deeply affected by his loss. Losing a student has a significant impact on the entire Laurier community. The university is focused on supporting each other and ensuring the wellbeing of students, faculty and staff. As we mourn Stephen, Laurier reminds students, staff and faculty of the support services available at the university:
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