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Delta Gamma Fraternity Mourns the Loss of Collegiate Member Caileigh Duggan

Columbus, Ohio [June 15, 2023] – It is with deep sorrow that we share the passing of collegiate member Caileigh Duggan, Gamma Alpha-Tennessee.  

An undergraduate student at University of Tennessee, Caleigh was a nursing major. Caileigh joined Delta Gamma in 2022. Chapter sisters describe her as “a beloved sister who had a contagious laugh and brightened every room. She was the perfect example of what a friend and sister should be. Caileigh was a loving, loyal, and kind person, and we will cherish our memories with her forever.” 

Fraternity President Dr. Amy R. Ayres, Alpha Iota-Oklahoma, shared “On behalf of Delta Gamma Fraternity, I offer my deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Caleigh’s family, loved ones, and Delta Gamma sisters at the University of Tennessee. Our Fraternity shares in your grief, and we are heartbroken for your loss.” 

Services and funeral mass information can be found here

About Delta Gamma: Delta Gamma Fraternity was founded in 1873 at the Lewis School in Oxford, Mississippi. The Fraternity’s primary purpose is to foster high ideals of friendship, promote educational and cultural interests, create a true sense of social responsibility and develop the best qualities of character. Delta Gamma has more than 260,000 initiated members, 150 collegiate chapters and more than 180 alumnae groups. Delta Gamma Fraternity Executive Offices is in Columbus, Ohio.