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ACU Remembers: Colby McDaniel

IMG_1200_Colby McDaniel 3x2 96Colby Elizabeth McDaniel, a 19-year-old freshman at Abilene Christian University, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 21, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. A memorial service was held yesterday at Altamesa Church of Christ, her hometown congregation in Fort Worth.
She was born Oct. 12, 1995, and graduated in 2014 from Southwest Christian School, where she was a talented actor and vocalist in the music and theatre departments. At ACU she majored in psychology and performed in the University Chorale.
Among survivors are her parents, Alan and Alice (Jones ’79) McDaniel; a sister, Taylor McDaniel (’15); and a grandmother, Shirley McDaniel.
Memorials can be made to Altamesa Church of Christ missions (4600 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76133), Southwest Christian School (online or mailed to 6901 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76123) or ACU’s Vision in Action initiative (give online or mail to Gift Records, ACU Box 29132, Abilene, Texas 79699-9132).