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'A light to all'; Holy Cross mourns star rower Grace Rett, killed in Fla. crash

Jan 16, 2020 - Boston Herald

"Utter shock" rippled across the College of the Holy Cross campus as students and faculty learned of the tragic Florida crash that took the life of star rower Grace Rett and injured an estimated 12 others Wednesday morning.

"Grace was a light to all who knew her," an emotional Dean of Students Michele Murray told reporters on campus Wednesday. "She was incredibly passionate and hardworking."

Rett, a sophomore on the women's rowing team who had just turned 20, was killed when a passe...