Cancer

Angela G. DeCarlo, Loyola University Maryland student who aided the homeless and advocated peace and justice, dies

Angela G. DeCarlo, Loyola University Maryland student who aided the homeless and advocated peace and justice, dies

Angela G. DeCarlo, a Loyola University Maryland senior who was committed to peace and justice issues, died Nov. 4 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from liposarcoma, a rare cancer of connective tissues. She was 21.

She was described as vivacious and curious, the kind of “student you could only hope for,” said Elise L. Gower, associate director of programs for the Center for Community Service at Loyola. “When it came to academics [she] went above and beyond.”

Ms. Gower, a Perry Hall resident, had earlier taught Ms. DeCarlo at John Carroll School in Bel Air and said the young student “had a great attitude toward her schoolwork and was a joy to teach. She was a...

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