Flight Memorial

If you have ever seen an eagle in flight, it is a beautiful sight. We call this page Flight Memorial because we want to remember the beauty that all of these individuals brought to people who worked with them, learned from them, or studied with them. 

For the safety of families and guests, we will honor those who have passed away between 3/1/19 and 12/31/20 on this page in lieu of an in-person Flight Memorial Service. Each name honored on this site represents someone who is deeply missed and fondly remembered by colleagues, family, friends, and loved ones. We profoundly mourn the loss of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees.

We also pay tribute to our fallen Eagles in more visible and lasting ways. The Sustaining Arch Memorial, located in the Onstead Promenade, is a lasting tribute to the students who are no longer with us. Three flag poles on the south side of the promenade display the American, Texas and UNT flags. The Dean of Students calls for the UNT flag to be lowered for seven days when a currently enrolled student passes away. The flag is then presented to the student’s family.

You can view those being honored this year in the Flight Memorial Program.

* If you know someone who has passed and should be added to the Flight Memorial Program, please email deanofstudents@unt.edu.

 

 

In Honor of Fallen Eagles

This section is dedicated to the fallen eagles who passed away while enrolled. We will fly the UNT flag at the Student Memorial Flag area (south library lawn) at half-staff for seven days upon the Dean of Students Office being notified of their death. If the UNT flag is being flown at half-staff, you can visit this site to find out more information.

 

Fall 2021

Justin Solomon
Pre-Principal Certication/College of Education and Toulouse Graduate School
Died Aug. 25, 202
1

Rachel Barsis
Criminal Justice/College of Health and Public Services
Died Aug. 24, 202
1

Tyler Thurman
Pre-Com Design/College of Visual arts
Died Aug. 12, 202
1

Micah Brue
Music/College of Music
Died Aug. 10, 202
1

 

Summer 2021

Megan Labrum
Ecology for Environmental Science/College of Sciences
Died June 28, 2021

 

Spring 2021

E. Nisala Fernando
Chemistry/College of Sciences
Died April 8, 2021

Sushma Pangular
Computer Engineering/College of Engineering
Died March 1, 2021

Anush Beeram
Texas Academy of Math and Science
Died February 10, 2021

Shawn Lawrence
Mechanical Engineering Technology/College of Engineering
Died February 3, 2021

Ibraheem Syed
Criminal Justice/Liberal Arts & Sciences
Died January 23, 2021

Helen Etuk
Education/Honors College
Died January 12, 2021

 

Fall 2020

Brian D. Balch
Health & Public Services/College of Health and Public Services
Died November 28, 2020

Elijah Cortes
Engineering/College of Engineering
Died November 1, 2020

Nicholas Slaughter
Applied Arts and Science/New College
Died October 19, 2020

 

Summer 2020

Trisharan Khatri
Biology/College of Science
Died July 11, 2020

Drew Crow
Journalism/Mayborn School of Journalism
Died June 12, 2020

 

Spring 2020

Khamey Liby
Finance/College of Business
Died May 11, 2020

Henry Setton
Music Performance/College of Music
Died April 5, 2020

Jack Scherer
Chemistry/College of Sciences
Died April 1, 2020

Jordan Taylor Johnson
Radio, Television & Film/Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Died February 24, 2020

Darius Tarver
Criminal Justice/Health & Public Services
Died January 21, 2020

Millicent McGuire
Geography/Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Died January 18, 2020

 

 


 


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