— Class of 2011
Ashley M. Aguilar ’11, of Sonoma, Calif.; June 16. While at Brown, she volunteered teaching Providence children and after Brown worked with AmeriCorps for two years. She coordinated a Reading Partners Program at Longwood Elementary School in Hayward, Calif., which led to a full-time teaching position as a kindergarten teacher. Her colleagues at Hayward will be establishing a “Kinder Play” area in her memory called Ashley’s Corner, as well as the Aguilar Award to recognize a sixth-grade student exemplifying her values. She enjoyed hiking, camping, fishing, and snorkeling. She is survived by her partner, Eric McNeil; her parents; and a sister.
Jay J. Gravel ’11, of Naples, Fla.; Sept. 27, after a battle with addiction. He is survived by his parents, a sister; a brother-in-law, a nephew; two grandmothers; and several extended family members.