September 19, 2001

Memorial Service Planned For Engineering Student

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A memorial service will be held today for Siu Yuen (Allen) Lai. Lai, 19, died Saturday morning of unknown causes in his Collegetown apartment. He was a sophomore in the College of Engineering.

The memorial will be held for family and friends at 4 p.m. in the Anabel Taylor Hall Chapel, with a reception immediately following in the Founders Room.

Presiding at the service for Lai will be Rev. Tony Hsu and Rev. David Wong from the First Ithaca Chinese Christian Church.

A native of Hong Kong, Lai was a resident of Arcadia, Calif. He is survived by both of his parents and a brother and sister.

The Ithaca Police Department is conducting an investigation into the cause of death. Meanwhile, Cornell crisis response coordinators are available to provide community support for those who are grieving. Anybody can contact a crisis manager by calling the Cornell Police at 255-1111.

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