The Charlottesville lacrosse community is greatly saddened by the news that Dr. Latham Murray, of Earlysville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 29, 2009 at Panorama Farms, his childhood home.

A private ceremony will be held for Murray on Wednesday, and a memorial service celebrating his life will be held in the New Year at a date yet to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Martha Jefferson Hospital Capital Campaign, 459 Locust Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902 or the Charlottesville Free Clinic, 1138 Rose Hill Drive, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

The Charlottesville Chapter of USLacrosse extends its condolences to all of Dr. Murray‚??s family and extended family. The area’s lacrosse community joins the Charlottesville/Albemarle community in general in keeping all members of the Murray family in our prayers.