Steven Russell Berrell was one of the 35 Syracuse University students on Pan Am Flight 103 who were returning home for Christmas after a semester studying in London. Steve had such broad interests that he had a double major at Syracuse, communications and management. Before leaving for England, Steve pledged with the Phi Delta Theta fraternity and planned to move into the fraternity house before the next term started on January 17. Steve leaves his parents, Bob and Sally, of Fargo, North Dakota; as well as his sister, Martha; and an older brother, Rob.
Steve was known as a loyal friend, a sensitive, considerate, and caring person who reached out in a special way to many people. He loved to explore new places and ideas with imagination and an open mind. Steve had deep respect and love for his family. He set high goals for himself and worked hard to attain them. His sense of humor and warm smile were always present. A memorial was established in his name at the First Presbyterian Church of Fargo, as well as a scholarship in his name at Syracuse University.
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