La GRANGE, Ill. – An 18-year-old University of Dayton student, who is from La Grange, recently passed away from COVID-19 complications following a long hospitalization.
On Friday, the university announced Michael Lang, of La Grange, died due to complications from COVID-19.
Friends of Lang, who recently began his college journey as a freshman, are shocked.
“He was just very energetic. Very just fun-loving. He was just a nice guy,” Ryan Swanson said.
School officials said Lang left campus Sept. 13 to study remotely from his home in LaGrange.
He passed away on Thursday following a long hospitalization.
“During the summer, he loved caddying at the LaGrange Country Club. He enjoyed golf, fishing, and all sports and was a good friend to all,” part of his obituary read.
The university held a candlelight vigil for Lang on Friday night. Memorial services are scheduled to be held at a funeral home in Countryside next week.