Class of ’22 alumnus Caleb Dunn passes away

Caleb Dunn, an alumnus of the University of Maine at Machias, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 24 at the age of 24. 

Dunn, of Turner, Maine, earned a bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation and leadership from UMaine Machias in 2022. He was an active member of Kappa Delta Phi during his time on campus. 

Friends, family and colleagues remember Dunn for his caring nature, unique outlook and sense of humor. He also was an avid fisherman and hunter. 

“Caleb was a beloved member of the University of Maine at Machias community and made a lasting impression on his fellow students and his professors,” says Dean and Campus Director Megan Walsh. 

His obituary is available online. Kappa Delta Phi plans to honor him with a ceremony to be held later in the semester. Online condolences may be shared with his family at In lieu of flowers, the family is seeking donations for a memorial tree planted in memory of Dunn

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