“Malcolm is an example of a role model,” said Lea Anderson.
She is a member of First Parish in Wayland and, along with Astley and Dunne, she sits on the board of the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund.
“We have to dig into matters we don’t have the courage for,” he said.Looking back, she sees subtle signs of trouble in Lauren’s relationship.Fujita did not visit her often at either parent’s home.The community was also riveted by the repeated acts of grace by her parents, who have become articulate, gentle spokespeople for preventing dating violence.After the murder, Lauren’s father, Malcolm Astley, expressed ongoing concern for Fujita’s parents. When you have lost your own child, how do you find the strength to make sure that other people don’t lose theirs?On July 4, 2011, 18-year-old Lauren Dunne Astley was strangled and slashed to death by her former boyfriend, weeks after their high school graduation. With other members of First Parish in Wayland, Massachusetts, she had travelled three times to New Orleans to help rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina. Her former boyfriend convinced her to meet him alone on her way home from her job at a clothing boutique.Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond its mere trivial mention.If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be merged, redirected, or deleted.Such legislation could be an expansion of an anti-bullying curriculum.Dunne has spoken to the state legislature and the media about warning signs parents and friends should pay attention to that could signal an unhealthy relationship and the potential for violence.