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Corbett Laubignat, disability advocate, dies at 40

Courtesy of Ashley Groshek.

Farrah Mina

May 4, 2020

The University of Minnesota Disability Resource Center hosted a virtual celebration of life for Corbett Laubignat on Friday, May 1. Laubignat was a senior access consultant who died March 2. She was 40.  Laubignat died of complications due to heart failure, according to her wife, Ashley Groshek. ...

‘A light in the newsroom’: Former Daily editor dies in crash

Former Minnesota Daily desk editor Olivia Johnson, 22, died in a car crash Saturday.

Michelle Griffith

January 1, 2020

She always had a smile on her face, even when working long hours “in the trenches” of a student newspaper, ensuring stories were the best they could be. Former Minnesota Daily Desk Editor and University of Minnesota alumna Olivia Johnson, 22, died on Dec. 28 in a car crash in northwestern Wisconsin...

A note from the family of Dylan Christy

Family of Dylan Christy

July 24, 2019

We wish to express our sincere appreciation for all the kindness and generosity shown to us at the time of Dylan’s death. We are grateful for the outpouring of love and support. It gives us comfort knowing that Dylan built his second home at the University of Minnesota, where he was surrounded by...

Obituary for Dylan Robert Christy

Obituary for Dylan Robert Christy


June 17, 2019

Dylan Robert Christy, age 21, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 11, 2019. Dylan was born in 1997 to Dale and Misty Christy in Grand Rapids. He graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 2016 and was a junior at the University of Minnesota. Dylan loved his family, trav...