Will Benton KARROW

News Death Notice

KARROW, Will Benton age 29 passed away Tuesday March 19, 2013 at his residence in Dayton, Ohio. He was born on February 21, 1984 to Mary Margaret Karrow and Robert Scott Karrow in Menomonie, Wisconsin. He was loving older brother to Elizabeth Dana Karrow, devoted boyfriend to Cecilia Cuellar Rocha, and loyal friend to many. Will graduated from Talawanda High School in Oxford, Ohio with honors in 2002, and earned a Bachelor's degree in Business/Marketing from Miami University in 2006. After college, Will joined the Peace Corps and was placed in the country of Azerbaijan where he helped create the leadership camp, A.B.L.E. for Azeri youth and village elders. Will loved being with family and friends, the outdoors, sports, music and animals. He was a passionate man with a selfless heart who believed strongly in helping promote social justice and peaceful actions to foster change. Although he wasn't with us very long, his memory will live on with all the people he loved and those who loved him. Will wished to be cremated - the family will send word of any memorial service in the future. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Will's memory to any of the following organizations: The Peace Corps (specifically to the Azerbaijan Country Fund and/or the Business Development Fund), The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, N.A.M.I., or Animal Shelter of your choice.

Published in Journal-News on Apr. 5, 2013