Lawrence Rubida '05

  Lawrence Rubida, Brown class of 2005, a standout offensive lineman and tri-captain of the 2004 Brown football team, will be remembered for the way he lived and attacked the final battle for his life to overcome Ewing's Sarcoma cancer with the same zest and zeal with which he played football for Brown. Rubida's indomitable spirit in battling cancer energized the  Brown community, his Ivy League brethren, and cancer survivors throughout the country in a fundraising effort to help defray Rubida's medical costs and to increase awareness for Ewing's Sarcoma. Brown student-athletes purchased bracelets in support of Lawrence with the words "Never Quit" engraved on them, signifying his brave approach in fighting the disease.