Alice Swanson
Amherst mourns the loss of Alice R. Swanson ’07, who died on July 8, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained when she was struck while riding her bicycle to work in Washington, D.C.

Alice majored in history at Amherst, and had recently completed an internship program at the Middle East Institute, a D.C.-based think tank.  She worked for the International Research and Exchanges Board, a non-profit organization that promotes international education. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 19, in Alice’s hometown - Northborough, Massachusetts. The service will be held at 11 a.m. at the First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist and cemetery. The address is 40 Church St., Northborough, Massachusetts, 01532; all are welcome to attend. Northborough is just over an hour from Amherst.  

The College has offered dorm accommodations for anyone who wishes to attend the services. Please contact Brent Alderman Sterste '00 at if you would like to stay on campus.

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