Grace G. Erline, a junior at Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she was studying for a bachelor's degree in radiological studies, died at her home in Parkville on Nov. 12 of complications from tongue cancer.
She was 24.
"Grace was kind, sweet, hilarious and so funny — she could have done stand-up comedy," said her sister, Faith Erline of Parkville, director of admissions at Greenspring Montessori School. "She just had a funny way of looking at the world, and she was really cool in a James Dean devil-may-care sort of way
"She was also a risk-taker and was stubborn in a way. You couldn't tell her what to do because she'd do whatever she...