Senior Alex McIlvaine has passed away, wrote Larry Moneta, vice president for student affairs, in an email Wednesday.

Moneta added that the details of Mcllvaine’s death were unknown, but that the family will be holding a memorial service Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. at St. Andrews School in Middletown, Del. At Duke, McIlvaine was a history major and previously sports director of Duke Student Broadcasting, according to his LinkedIn.

“This is a tragic loss for the McIlvaine family, for Alex’s friends and for the entire Duke community,” Moneta wrote. “I look forward to your safe return to campus and ask that you join me in keeping the McIlvaine family in your thoughts.”

Duke lowered flags in honor of McIlvaine Thursday.

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