Young Girl Dies Due To Bacterial Meningitis; Candlelight Vigil Organized In Her Remembrance

Young Girl Dies Due To Bacterial Meningitis; Candlelight Vigil Organized In Her RemembranceAs per recent reports, it has been subjected that a University of Oregon student died due to bacterial meningitis, this Friday. However, her father affirmed that their daughter survived for a short duration fighting with the disease, during her first year at the university.

However later on, both her twin brothers were affected by the infectious disease within four months. However, reports suggest that both her brothers have survived, but they are at a high risk of contracting the disease again, due to a genetic protein deficiency. Gerhard Pagenstecher exclaimed that the situation they were going through is frightening.

It has been exclaimed that during the death of 21-year old Lillian Pagenstecher, her mother and father were besides her at Sacred Heart Medical Center at River-Bend in Springfield.

Moreover, a candlelight religious service was organized at the University of Oregon by Chi Omega society on Sunday night, which was attended by the deceased's parents.

The ceremony organized outside the Erb Memorial Union was attended by more than 1,000 people, who gathered there to pay their tributes to the young girl. It has been reported that the girl was termed to be full of life, energetic and joyful, despite the sufferings she had to face.