In Memoriam: Xavier Murphy

Author: Dennis Brown

In Memorium

Xavier Murphy, a 2011 University of Notre Dame graduate who was on campus this semester completing one course and working as an intern with the football program, died October 11 of complications from leukemia.

“Our prayers and condolences go out to Xavier’s family and friends,” says Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president. “By all accounts he was an exceptional and greatly loved young man who will be deeply missed.”

Murphy resided in Zahm Hall at Notre Dame and earned his bachelor’s degree in political science. He served as a senior manager in the football program last season. A Mass was held at 10 p.m. October 11 in the Zahm Hall chapel.

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