After Heiser’s death, Wright State released a statement saying the university was mourning the loss of a student and friend.
“She was very, very sweet, she was very talkative, very bubbly, she was very friendly with everyone in our group,” said one of her classmates, Morgan Plummer at a memorial service a week after the murder-suicide.
In this audio interview with Sean Cudahy, Randy Heiser - the father of Andrea Heiser - fought back tears as her reflected on the life of his daughter, who was shot and killed in a murder-suicide in Springfield earlier this week.
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Her sorority also released a statement after her death saying she was a “positive light” with “a smile always on her face and an excitement to get involved.”
“Andrea had a contagious smile that could brighten the darkest room,” her obituary said. “Her enthusiasm for life and to bring joy to others was evident everywhere she went and will be deeply missed but forever cherished. Andrea was known for her selfless big heart, and would put everyone’s feelings above her own.”
The Wright State board approved the degree at its Sept. 21 board meeting.
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