Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund
The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund is a non-profit, charitable organization founded to honor the life of Lauren Dunne Astley, a beautiful, talented and beloved 18-year-old young woman who had just graduated from Wayland High School, Wayland, Massachusetts, and planned to attend Elon University. She died on July 3, 2011 at the hands of her former boyfriend. The mission of the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund is to promote dynamic educational programs, particularly those in the areas of the development of healthy teen relationships, the arts, and community service.
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