Statement from Jay Drury, director of the West Virginia University Marching Band on the death of Andrew “Drew” Farris, coordinator of the band’s color guard:

The Pride of West Virginia is saddened by the death of Drew Farris, who has been the coordinator of the color guard for many years. All of the Pride’s fans have witnessed Drew’s passion and skill every time the band takes the field. He will be missed. Not only the band, but the entire University community, extends its condolences to Drew’s family and friends and the many people he touched in Morgantown through his work with University High School.



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