Remembering Reagan: Family of Ohio State student killed issues statement (UPDATED)

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The family of Reagan Tokes says they are heartbroken.

In a statement issued by Tokes Family spokesperson, the family asked for respect of their privacy as the family process the hurt and confusion.

The statement shares how Reagan Tokes will be remembered.

Words cannot express how saddened and heartbroken we are to have lost 21-year-old Reagan Delaney Tokes; daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, goddaughter, cousin and friend to so many. We will always remember Reagan as a vibrant, loving, young woman who embraced life. She made a positive impact on people, was enthusiastic about everything and brought laughter and joy to all who knew her. She had a genuine compassion for all people and anyone who knew her loved her. She truly enjoyed being with her many friends and cherished the time she spent with her family.

Reagan grew up in Maumee, OH and played 4-year varsity tennis
and varsity lacrosse through-out high school. Her ambition and passion led her to attending The Ohio State University where she majored in psychology in hope to help others. Reagan loved attending OSU. November 28th she wrote on Facebook “Extremely lucky and thankful to call THE Ohio State University home.” She was 3 months shy of graduating and fulfilling her dream.

We cannot begin to express the hurt and confusion we feel and ask that you respect our family’s privacy. We are not at liberty to discuss any details since this is an on-going investigation.

We are extremely grateful for the all the
time and effort given by the Grove City Police Department and any other law enforcement involved in apprehending the person responsible for Reagan’s death. Our family requests prayers for not only Reagan but for all victims that have endured heartbreak and pain as we have. Our family continues to ask for privacy during this difficult time.

God has a new angel in heaven who will forever be watching over us. We love and miss you, Reagan!

Friends and family set up a GoFundMe in Reagan's name to raise money to create a scholarship in her honor.

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