Summer Hammond '17 dies at DHMC on Monday afternoon

by The Dartmouth Senior Staff | 7/20/15 4:30pm

The College lowered its flags to half-mast in memory of Summer Hammond '17, who died Monday.
by Katie McKay / The Dartmouth

Summer Hammond ’17, of Aurora, Colorado, died Monday afternoon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where she had beenreceiving treatment for cancer.

Hammond, who graduated from Grandview High School, was a member of the women’s club soccer team and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Hammond was also involved with Relay for Life on campus.

College President Phil Hanlon announced Hammond’s death in a campus-wide email Monday evening.Counseling is available atDick’s House or throughSafety and Security during this time.

Hammond's parents are planning a memorial service, which will occur during the fall term, vice provost for student affairs Inge-Lise Ameer wrote in a campus-wide email Tuesday afternoon. Students may submit written remembrances through the vice provost's office.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.The Dartmouth will publish an obituary of Summer Hammond ’17 later this week.If you would like to share a memory please contact: