CHICAGO (CBS) — Students at a north suburban high school were planning a special tribute to a classmate who died of cancer in the spring.
Hundreds of students, parents, and supporters at Warren Township High School in Gurnee planned a “gray out” at their first home game of the Blue Devils football season. They’ll all wear gray t-shirts in honor of Daniel Wang, who died of brain cancer in April.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: 1,182 New Coronavirus Cases, 5 More Deaths; Lowest One-Day Death Toll Since September
Even the football team will be in gray.
Senior Haley Brock said Daniel Wang was the light of Warren Township High School.
“I do not remember a day where Daniel wasn’t smiling, or he didn’t ask me if I was okay in the hallway if I looked upset, or he just didn’t say ‘hi’ to me with this overjoyed persona,” she said.READ MORE: Park District Spring Program Sign Up Starts Monday