University mourns loss of pre-law student Jack Lange

Thu, 07/17/2014

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas community is saddened by the death of John “Jack” Lange, a freshman from Lawrence studying pre-law. Lange died unexpectedly in his sleep July 13 at his home.

“Our university is keeping Jack Lange’s family and friends in our thoughts following his unexpected passing, and I offer my condolences for their loss,” said Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. 

A rosary vigil will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Kentucky St. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at the church. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery. 



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