Cyan E. Maroney ’08, 1986-2011
Cyan Elizabeth Maroney ’08 of Renick, W.Va., died tragically Oct. 2 as the result of a stabbing. She was 25.
Cyan, a professional dancer, began dancing at the age of 5 and was a dance major in college.She is remembered for the way in which dance encompassed her spirit and for her extraordinary ability from a young age. Her first public performance was at age 7.
Cyan was currently dancing with the West Virginia Dance Company. She had also danced for several seasons with Theater West Virginia and was a member of the Trillium Performing Arts Collective in Lewisburg, WV. She taught modern dance for the River City Youth Ballet in Charleston. In 2011 Cyan performed her original choreography at Carnegie Hall’s First Stage series for emerging artists in West Virginia and won the Ohio River Valley Chapter of the Society of Arts and Letters 2011 dance award. She also loved the outdoors, hiking and her ferrets.
Cyan is survived by her parents, Michael Maroney and Dinga Wooling; her brother, Keir; her grandparents; great-grandparents; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial scholarship fund in Cyan’s name is being established with CC. Donations may be made in her honor at:
Cyan Maroney Memorial Scholarship
c/o College Advancement
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320
Or donate online at Connecticut College’s secure on-line site.
Please be sure “In memory of Cyan Maroney” is indicated in the Memorial Line.
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Cyan Maroney Scholarship
How to Donate Donate Online at the Connecticut College website (please be sure that Cyan Maroney Memorial Scholarship is indicated in the Memorial Line).
Donate by Mail: check should be made out to Connecticut College, indicate "Cyan Maroney Mem. Scholarship" in the memo line, and be mailed to:Cyan Maroney Memorial Scholarship, c/o College Advancement, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320-4196