STRATTON - The Stratton Mountain School community is deeply saddened to lose junior Megan Ives, of Farmington, Conn. and Londonderry, Vt. Megan died in her sleep of undetermined natural causes while on an alpine skiing training camp in Valle Nevado, Chile.

Her passion for skiing and her joyous spirit will be sorely missed by everyone at Stratton Mountain School. Her smile, laugh and optimism were an inspiration to all.

Services will be held for Megan on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. in the Valley Community Baptist Church, Avon, Conn., and her family will receive friends on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Carmon Funeral Home and Family Center, also in Avon.