Dominic L. Passantino tragically passed away on May 8, 1999 at the age of 19, in a fire at the Sigma Chi house at the University of Missouri. He left behind a very loving family and many friends. Dominic could light up the room and was a friend to everyone he came in contact with.
To carry on Dominic’s memory, in 2007 the Passantino family organized a memorial golf tournament and partnered with Children’s Mercy Hospital’s (CMH) Burn Unit with the goal of helping kids recover from severe burns. To date, this annual golf tournament has raised over $400,000 and funds have been used to purchase special equipment that will aid each child’s recovery while staying in the Burn Unit.
Video of Dominic's Story, click here.