Oglethorpe Remembers Erik Downes ’12

“To wit or know what life may be, All things do live and pass away. In solace pace in reverie, But thine eternal flame doth stay.” —Erik Downes, written while in high school During winter break, on Friday, January 7, 2011, the greater Oglethorpe community learned of the untimely death of junior Erik Downes. A young man President …