Krystle, a 29-year-old Medford, Massachusetts native, was one of three people killed in the April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line. She was a graduate of Medford High School and attended the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Krystle worked for many years as a manager with Jasper White’s Summer Shack restaurants, and more recently was a manager at Jimmy’s Steer House in Arlington. She is remembered for her amazing smile, her infectious energy and enthusiasm, and her kindness toward family, friends and co-workers alike. Krystle is survived by her parents, Patricia and William Campbell, and her brother, Billy Campbell.
Brandon, a 16-year old Medford, Massachusetts native, was an up and coming basketball star who tragically passed away while playing the game he loved, on the court in the summer of 2000. In honor of his memory there is a memorial plaque located at Dugger Park in West Medford. Brandon was a staple of the West Medford community and was a budding star on and off the court. Since his passing the community has run a summer basketball league and tournament in his honor.
West Medford Community Center
The West Medford Community Center which connects the diverse people of West Medford and the Mystic River Valley through social, educational, cultural, health and recreational activities. For over sixty years the West Medford Community Center has connected the diverse people of West Medford with programs for children and adults. Their focus has been on the community and providing a fun place and safe haven for kids to feel at home.