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Students Remember Sam Levine at Candlelight Vigil

Sigma Chi's community organizer reacts to Monday night's candlelight vigil.

Update | Tuesday, March 26 9:30 a.m.: David Magnuson, a Junior at USC and member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, posted on the candlelight vigil's facebook event.

(Corinne Spears/instagram)
(Corinne Spears/instagram)

"Thank you to all that showed their love and support tonight. It was incredible to hear the stories of Sam and see all the lives he has affected over the years. Please continue to keep the Levine family in your hearts and in your prayers," said Magnuson.

A memorial service has been scheduled for Wednesday morning in Westlake Village.  Students wishing to offer their condolences to the family are asked to send donations in lieu of flowers to:

Community Foundation of Oak Park

P.O. Box 291

Agoura, CA 91376

(Note: Write Sam Levine's name in the memo line of the check)

Original Story | Sunday, March 24, 6:40 p.m.: 

Sigma Chi will host a candlelight vigil Monday at 10 p.m. to honor fraternity brother Sam Levine.


Levine died last week while vacationing in Los Cabos, Mexico, during the university's spring break.

Funeral arrangements for Levine, 22, have also been released. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village, Calif.

Following the Mass, there will be a burial service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, also in Westlake Village.

A reception will be held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church after Levine's burial. 

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