Cowell College Provosts announce memorial for Sergio Zamora

To: UCSC Community

From: Deanna Shemek and Tyrus Miller, Provosts, Cowell College

We are saddened at the death of Cowell student Sergio Zamora, who passed away at his home on April 9. Sergio entered Cowell as a first-year student in the fall of 2007 and had taken a leave of absence for winter quarter due to serious illness. Friends and teachers of Sergio are invited to a memorial event in his honor, to be held at the Cowell Provost House on Friday May 9 from 2 to 3:30 PM. Please come by the house to celebrate his life and to meet Sergio's parents, Ana and Juan. Sergio's family would welcome photographs or stories of his time here at UCSC.

If you would like to participate in the planning of this event, please contact Sarah Rogerson ( or Deanna Shemek (

Donations to a memorial fund which will help defray medical costs may be sent to Liseth and Juan Zamora, 884 15th Avenue, Menlo Park CA 94024. Please make checks payable to the Sergio Zamora Memorial Fund.

Sergio's family has established also a web page in his honor, which guests may visit to sign a guestbook and view pictures: