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Honoring Tyler Trent: Everything you need to know about Tuesday and Wednesday's services

After a battle with cancer that inspired thousands, Purdue super fan and alum Tyler Trent will be laid to rest Tuesday.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 6:52 AM
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 8:36 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) -- After a battle with cancer that inspired thousands, Purdue super fan and alum Tyler Trent will be laid to rest Tuesday. 

Trent died on New Year's Day after his battle with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He was 20-years-old. Tyler gained national attention following his prediction of Purdue's win over Ohio State on Oct. 20. 

Tyler Trent's Funeral

WHERE: College Park Church, 2606 West 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m.

There will not be a visitation, but a reception will follow the funeral. You can share condolences or stories about Tyler with the Trent family by using #NeverGiveUpT2 on social media. Guest books will also be available to sign at the service.

The service will be streamed live. You can watch here, beginning at 5:50 p.m.

Purdue Candelight Memorial

WHERE: Outside of Hovde Hall, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m.

Public parking is available in the Northwestern Garage, a short walk from the memorial site. Entrances are along Northwestern Avenue and Grant Street.

You can watch a live stream of the service here.

Supporting Tyler's Legacy

The following are places you can donate in honor of Tyler:

Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment

Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment For Riley Hospital

The Jimmy V. Foundation

The Purdue University Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award

You can also pre-order Tyler's book "The Upset" here.

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Gov. Holcomb announces Tyler Trent as 'Sagamore of the Wabash Award' recipient

Purdue creates Tyler Trent scholarship for students battling adversity

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