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Babak Najafi to be remembered at Wednesday memorial service
Babak Najafi to be remembered at Wednesday memorial serviceFebruary 21, 2006SU News ServicesSUnews@syr.edu
A memorial service for Babak Najafi will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Hendricks Chapel. Najafi, 18, a first-year psychology major from Pomona, N.Y., died Nov. 27 from coronary arterial sclerosis.
The Rev. Thomas V. Wolfe, dean of Hendricks Chapel, will preside over the service, which will include remembrances offered by The College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Residence Life and several of Najafi’s friends. Musical interludes of Najafi’s favorite songs will be played.
A reception in the Hendricks Chapel Noble Room will immediately follow the service. All are welcome.