Haley Surti ’01, died in a bus accident in Peru, on June 12. Haley was a resident of Mather House, a concentrator in biochemistry, a writer/researcher for “Let’s Go,” and a member of the South Asian Association (choreographer and dancer), the Mather House Chamber Music Society (violinist), Kuumba, and the women’s lacrosse team. She was also the fundraising director for Project Baby at the Boston Medical Center (2000-01), a teacher in Costa Rica for Worldteach (1999), a tutor at the Bureau of Study Counsel, a volunteer for the Mission Hill Afterschool Program, and the editor of Sanskar, an anthology of South Asian poems and short stories. After graduation, Haley had planned to spend the summer in Peru and Bolivia, and the fall in India.
A serene young woman of great vitality and joy, Haley loved to hike, travel, sing, and to spend time with children and with family and friends.