In Memoriam: Pierson Perrizo

To: Porter College Community

From: Sean Keilen Provost, Porter College and Mike Yamauchi-Gleason Senior Director, Porter College

We are saddened to write to you with news of the passing of Pierson Perrizo on December 13, 2022.

Pierson was a first year student and  began at UC Santa Cruz in Fall 2022 and intended to declare the Business Management Economics major. 

We mourn the loss of this treasured member of our Porter community and extend our condolences to their family, friends and loved ones.

Sad and shocking news can be difficult to process. We encourage students who wish to speak with someone to contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at (831) 459-2628. Faculty and staff may wish to call the Employee Assistance Program, 1-800-842-9489 or, access code: UCSC