Friends Remember Waxberg On Facebook

Hundreds of people have joined a Facebook page paying tribute to 15-year-old Jacob Waxberg.

The social media scene is bustling with tributes to Wednesday night at a Michigan summer camp.

Waxberg’s sister, Jamie, said via Twitter Thursday morning, “Can't even fathom what has happened in the past 12 hours,”

Just three hours after someone created an “RIP Jacob Waxberg” page on Facebook, more than 500 friends, acquaintances and strangers had “liked” the page, with many writing tributes to the teen.

“Jacob Waxberg was a great friend to so many people. He could always make you smile, no matter how you felt,” the page’s unidentified creator wrote.

Postings include:

Katy Karabetsos

I am so incredibly sorry for the way it ended like it did. Having two classes with you was such a great experience. There was never a dull moment. You had a smile on your face every day, no matter what. You were absolutely hilarious and could always make the class laugh. It saddened me deeply when I woke up having to hear the awful news. You have an entire school and many many friends mourning over your loss. Our memories with you will forever be cherished in our hearts. You and your family are in our prayers. RIP Jacob, may you be in a better place now.


Narmin Nana Hasanova

This still doesn't feel real... You'll be missed buddy


Jackie Hector

I've known you since about 6th grade Jacob... I was so looking forward to seeing you next year. I'm gonna miss you so much. Everybody will. I'm sure wherever you are now you're happy. You were one of the happiest people I've ever met, by far. Everybody loves you Jacob, rest in peace.


Jeremy Zacharias

RIP many people are gonna miss you. You were a great kid that was always there to cheer everyone up. Hope you're in a better place now.


How will you remember Jacob Waxberg? Tell us in the comment box below.

Jeri Calvetti July 21, 2011 at 11:53 PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Waxberg Family, friends, and the GWC community for this devastating tragedy.
EKG4 July 22, 2011 at 05:13 AM
Love, thoughts & prayers to the Waxberg Family, all of Jacob's friend's and the many aquaintences whom he touched so deeply in his short but spactacular life !!! Thank you Jacob for being such a positive life force to so-so many people...your spirit will live on forever
Congregation Beth Judea July 22, 2011 at 01:25 PM
When a community of young adults, comes together in support of such a tragic event, maybe we as parents have done something right. We are inundated in the media with teens bad behavior, maybe more storiies of there strength and accomplishments need to be reported. We can all learn something for this tragic incident, lets just SMILE, as Jacob did it not only makes others feel better, but makes us feel better to. My prayers go out to everyone effected by this tragedy, for strength, courage to carry on.
Adam Goldberg September 21, 2011 at 10:16 PM
Jacob You were such a wonderful kid and i could never forget you for anything. I was in mizzou. and i thought of you when i saw coffee creamers. and well. it put a smile on my face. but nothing, nothing compares to your signature waxberg smile.
Michael Greenstein December 17, 2012 at 07:43 AM
jacob, you are the nicest kid i've ever met, and wish you were still here. you had a huge, positive impact on so many people, and im glad i got to know you. i miss you so much man! smile for waxy


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