A funeral is scheduled to be held Wednesday for Grace Rett, the standout rower at the College of the Holy Cross who tragically died in a crash in Florida last week.
A wake was held on Tuesday and a mass celebrating her life is scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, where Rett grew up.
The funeral comes one week after Rett was killed when a van carrying members of the Holy Cross rowing team collided with a pickup truck in Vero Beach, Florida.
Several people who were involved in the crash are still in a Florida hospital, recovering from their injuries. One person remains in critical condition.
According to the college, one student-athlete, Paige Cohen, was released from the hospital last weekend.
Rett is remembered as a role model who had a passion for life. She died just a day after her 20th birthday.
She was a tour guide at Holy Cross and worked in the school's sports media department as a camera operator. In December of 2019 Grace set the Indoor World Rowing record when she completed 62 hours and 3 seconds of continuous indoor rowing, according to her obituary.
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In high school, she played cello in her school's orchestra, and sang in the chorus. She grew up in Uxbridge, Massachusetts and attended Marianapolis Preparatory School in Thompson, Connecticut.