Tuesday, May 28, 2024


10 thoughts on “Westport Student Dies in Fall at Quinnipiac University

  1. The Staples High School Class of 2003 mourns at the arrival of this tragic news. Many of us have been speaking by phone and via internet to share this news and other thoughts with each other, and all who learn of this sad event are shocked and deeply saddened by this loss. We all have fond memories of Ricardo and are keeping him and the Petrillo family in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Has there been any news regarding a memorial service or funeral? As a recent Staples grad and friend of his brothers, now attending school in Boston, I know there are a number of students who would be interested in attending.

  3. As a student at Quinnipiac University and a recent graduate of Staples High School, I was shocked and saddened to hear the terrible news this morning. Him and his family are in my thoughts and prayers, and the Quinnipiac community as well.

  4. This is really a tragic day. Ricardo was such a pleasant young man – one who was very active in theatre since middle school. He was very talented.
    Ricardo was also extremely intelligent and caring. I was very sad to learn of Ricardo’s death. I extend my sincerest sympathies to Ricardo’s family.

  5. Services will take place from 4:30-8 p.m. in Westport, Conn. Further details about location will be announced when arrangements are completed. I saw this on Quinnipiac’s web site. Deepest sympathy to the Petrillo family during this very sad and difficult time.

  6. I watched Ricardo grow into a gifted actor and fine young man. I am saddened at the waste this loss is for all of us and especially for his family and friends. He will be missed.

  7. We can’t belive this terrible tragedy. Ricardo stuck out in our minds as one of the nicest boys to walk through our door. We send our love and prayers to his family at this difficult time.

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