Memorial Service Planned for Plane Crash Victims

Sept. 17, 2001

Seattle - The Washington athletic department has scheduled a memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 19, to honor the victims of the Sept. 12 plane crash in Mexico that killed 16 Husky fans. The service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Doors will open at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

Family members are asked to arrive at the southwest entrance of Bank of America Arena at 6:30 p.m. where they will receive further instructions on where to gather prior to the start of the ceremony.

Persons who wish to send flowers should ask that they be delivered to the southeast service entrance at Bank of America Arena.

In addition to the service, the Washington athletic department has established the Tyee Memorial Fund. The fund will honor the memory of the Husky Tyee members, season ticket holders, friends and family lost during the plane crash. Donations to the fund will be accepted during Wednesday's memorial service. Donations can also be made by mail to:

UW Athletic Department
Attention: Tyee Memorial Fund
Tyee Office
Box 354070
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

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