‘Know that you are never alone’: Community, family mourns loss of ND sophomore
Bella Laufenberg | Friday, November 18, 2022
James “Jake” Blaauboer passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 11. Blaauboer was a sophomore at Notre Dame, veteran of the U.S. Army and avid runner, but most importantly, he was a brother, a son and a friend. Born in December 1995, Blaauboer grew up in upstate New York in a small town called Clifton Park.