Shrine at Santana: Spontaneous Memorial Remembers Crash Victims

Students leave flowers, posters, prayers, candles and even a pair of iPod headphones.

A memorial for a student and his friend  Wednesday night sprang up Thursday in front of the Santana High School campus and has grown since.

Santee resident Anthony Foreman, 18, and student Jaylie James Campbell, 16, are remembered through flowers, posters, prayers, candles and even a pair of iPod headphones laid to make a memorial shrine around the main sign at the front of the campus. The same spot as the annual memorial for victims of the March 2001 Santana shootings.

Besides the two teens killed, three others were hospitalized and one was jailed following the rollover crash on state Route 52.

The two victims were identified midday Wednesday and the memorial went up soon after. Both were rear-seat passengers ejected from the crashed vehicle, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.

Five Santee teenagers were in a Volkswagen Passat and three people were in a Volvo S40, whose 18-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana.

They had been traveling eastbound on Route 52 near Convoy Street, headed home from a beach party at La Jolla Shores about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Art Athans.

and a conducted in response

Renee Velez April 06, 2012 at 08:35 PM
There will be a fundraiser Sat evening @ Santana High to help the family of Jali,, PLEASE everyone show your support,,, it could have been any of our kids. Lets come together for this family. I know they are looking for a generator as well for the fundraiser.
Steven Bartholow (Editor) April 06, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Would someone who has info about this fundraiser please put it up as an event listing- http://santee.patch.com/events/new I'd love to spread the word about this. Thanks!
Kathy April 07, 2012 at 12:43 AM
I think right now we should just send our prayers. Criticizing really is not helpful right now. Those involved knew they were doing wrong but most teenagers feel the are invincible. I really think it is inappropriate to blame the parents, they were not driving the vehicles. Parents can only teach their children right from wrong and pray they make the right decision. You have 2 that are no longer with us and possibly a third one. You have 2 drivers that will face prison time for involuntary man slaughter. It is just so tragic and right know we need to comfort all involved. My heart and prayers go out to all involved. Try to take the time when your kids leave home and tell them that you love them. It may be the last time.
Kathy April 07, 2012 at 12:46 AM
EVERYONE, please try to donate something, even if it is small. It is tough enough on the family dealing with losing their child and then if they do not have the financial means for burial services, it can be just too much to bear. Please don't judge, let's just try to help and comfort the families.
adam paul April 07, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Everyone who says criticizing isn't helping needs reality check. Enough with the prayers. It's not inappropriate to blame the parents, that is a legitimate question posed by concerned citizen. I agree with concerned citizen that something needs to be done. I've seen too many of these crashes in my lifetime and yes it is a waste.
Zach Cabading April 07, 2012 at 08:42 PM
I agree with you Kathy. Although the crash was indeed avoidable, I know that a vast majority of my fellow classmates at Santana have learned a big lesson from this tragedy. There is really no need to state the obvious or make criticisms at this point. Right now it would be best to let the community come together and help one another through these difficult times.
Kathy April 07, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Adam, I don't need a reality check, I saw many deaths in the ER Dept over the years from car accidents. What I meant is that right now, as Zach says, we need to come together and comfort each other. The Parents of these deceased boys need comfort not be accused or told how foolish their sons were. These kids were well known at Santana and had many friends, so the loss and injured students will have a heavy impact on them. You need to have some compassion, have you ever loss someone you cared about when you were going to school? ALL teenagers, including those who were killed and injured know it was wrong, but bad decisions are made, that is just part of life, whether we like it or not. I have seen just as many if not more adults over the age of 30, commit the same crime, maybe not racing but certainly driving under the influence, road rage, using their cell phone & texting,, etc. The Media always speak of teenagers, when they drive inappropriately but never or rarely when a middle age adult does. You are very heartless to think prayers should not be made for all involved. I wonder if you have any children and if so, are they that perfect that you would never have to worry that they might make a split second, bad choice. A parents worst nightmare is losing their child, it's more then I think I could ever bare. Have a heart Adam, you will have plenty of time to criticize later.
Kathy April 07, 2012 at 09:27 PM
Renee, Unfortunately I have a commitment tonight that I cannot get out of. Is there somewhere those that did not attend the Fundraiser can still donate? Is there a trust at a bank? How about the other young man, is his family O.K. financially, for proper burial? Maybe Steven could post that on Patch too.
Renee Velez April 09, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Kathy,,, The students that were putting this on said it was a fundraiser,, I went and it was more of a vigil but they were selling T shirts and taking donations for Charlotte and Jayli. I did not see anything for Anthony and have not been able to find anything out as far as if they are doing something for him. It would be nice to know so I could help out his family as well. This is what I have found so far for more donations for the Campbell family. The organizers for Jayli Campbell's funeral on Wednesday at 11AM at SONRISE CHURCH need FOOD DONATIONS. Please call Catherine James 619-952-8549 if you can assist in funding or donating food for the service. Please help if you can
Kathy April 09, 2012 at 09:06 PM
Thank you Renee, I will call Catherine today. Please let me know if you find out anything about Anthony's family. Thank you Renee for helping, these families need comfort.
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