The University of Guelph community is mourning the death of Ben McFadyen, a Master of Science (Plant Agriculture) student, who passed away August 29.

A celebration of life for Ben will take place at McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home in Guelph on Thursday, Sept. 8 starting at 10 a.m. Condolences may be shared with Ben’s family through an online memorial site. Campus flags will be lowered to half-mast Sept. 8 in Ben’s honour.

Support services and initiatives are available for all students, faculty and staff, including:

  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Crisis Text Line, text “UofG” to 686868
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310

This message is shared with the community following University protocol.