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College Student From Waterford Found Dead Near Campus

Waterford’s Stirling Danskin Found Dead at the University of New Haven

Stirling Danskin, a sophomore at the University of New Haven and a Waterford High School graduate, was found dead near the university’s campus Wednesday, according to a letter by School President Steven Kaplan published in the university's newspaper.

Danskin's body was found dead several blocks away from the school’s campus, on Boston Post Road, according to the letter. The cause of death is not yet known, although there are no signs of foul play, and the death is still being investigated by the West Haven Police Department, according to the letter.

Kaplan said there would be counseling services available to university students.

Sue Daniels April 12, 2012 at 02:15 AM
Our newest angel! RIP ! The Danskin Family is in our thoughts and prayers!
Weston L. April 12, 2012 at 02:20 AM
Rip Stirling. Forever a part of our WATERFORDrama family.
The Sabilia's April 12, 2012 at 02:20 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Danskin family and friends
Mary Beckloff April 12, 2012 at 02:27 AM
RIP Stirling. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
WHS Alumni 06 April 12, 2012 at 03:05 AM
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with your family.
The Fernando Family April 12, 2012 at 03:31 AM
To the Danskin family: Our hearts ache for you in your time of loss and grief. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May Stirling Rest in Peace
dayna schlichting April 12, 2012 at 04:25 AM
Karen and family...our love and prayers and friendship are with you all. No words can express our sadness for your loss. We wish we could take all your pain away. Please know how much you are close in constant thought and prayer. the bushwack / schlichting family
Ann Pendleton April 12, 2012 at 04:51 AM
Peace and love to the Danskin family...
Breanna Homme April 12, 2012 at 06:04 AM
This is really sad. My heart goes out to his family and friends. I didnt know him well but he will be missed. He was always really nice.
Beth Rogers April 12, 2012 at 11:49 AM
So sorry to hear about Stirling. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Danskin family
Eva Fraser Tourjee April 12, 2012 at 12:25 PM
To our friends the Danskin family, We are at a loss for words hearing of Stirlings passing. Wish I was there to comfort you. Please know you all are in our thoughts & prayers.
jane matyas April 12, 2012 at 12:41 PM
We are so sad to hear about Stirling. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Peter McDonald April 12, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sterling. Rest in peace my friend!!
debbie farrell April 12, 2012 at 12:55 PM
To the Danskin family : May God be your guide and comfort as you morn the loss of your son and brother. Our prayers and thoughts are with you . Anthony/Debbie Farrell
Kasiegh Drescher April 12, 2012 at 01:07 PM
It may have been the saddest day of my life, but I know he's in a better place and my heart goes out to his family.
Mark D. Wiggins April 12, 2012 at 01:51 PM
Words completely fail. We are truly sorry for your loss. Our prayers are for your entire family for comfort, strength and healing. Mark and Marlene, Luke and family
Tracy Wiseman April 12, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Please RIP Sterling! We are all so sad and sorry for the loss of such a great young man!! Our prayers and deepest sympathy go to the Danskin Family....The Wiseman's Paul, Tracy, Victoria, & Jake
Pete & Linda Snyder April 12, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Our condolences to the Danskin family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I'm sure Sam was there to greet Stirling at heaven's gates with a big hug! I am here if you need to talk. Sincerely, Linda (Sterenchock) Snyder
Charlotte Zito April 12, 2012 at 06:38 PM
So sorry to hear of your loss. I did not know him or his family, but I feel so sad. Please trust in God to help you through this. Charlotte Zito
Spencer Medbery April 12, 2012 at 08:33 PM
Its truly a shock, he will be missed by all.
Thecla Abbiati April 12, 2012 at 09:43 PM
We are so saddened by your loss. Our prayers go out to your family for comfort and healing. May he rest in peace. Thecla, George, George, Anthony and Cora Abbiati
Angela Forshaw April 12, 2012 at 10:01 PM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Danskin Family.
Nichelle Rollins April 12, 2012 at 10:03 PM
I didn't know Stirling, and I don't you, the family, but I am sincere in my sorrow for your loss. I'm sure there are no words that will ease the pain you feel, just know, God is there.
Anne Marino April 12, 2012 at 10:23 PM
There are no words to express the sadness in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Danskin family and all who knew Sterling. Anne, Lindsay & Landon Marino
Heide Smith April 12, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Danskin Family at this sad time.
Judy Strutt April 13, 2012 at 12:06 PM
So sorry for your loss. I'll keep you in my prayers.
Donna McDonough April 13, 2012 at 12:37 PM
Our deepest sympathy for you all in the loss of Stirling; you are in our prayers, The McDonoughs; Bill, Donna, Shannon, & Riley
Lucinda Mahoney April 14, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Karen and family, You are all in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers. We are so, so sorry for the loss of Stirling. Please know we are here if you need anything....do not hesitate! The Mahoney Family, Cindy, John, Kelsie and Kaitlyn <3
susan Devlin April 14, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Jillian, my condolences to you and your family. My friendship and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss. Susan Devlin
Teresa Schlotman Wilensky April 14, 2012 at 09:46 PM
There will be a Vigil for Stirling tomorrow ( Sunday the 15th) evening 5:30-7:30pm at Miner Farm 75 Clark Lane Waterford. Flashlights and glow sticks, no candles due to the fire risk.

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