Condolences to Family, Friends of Crusaders’ Andrew Gerke

Andrew Gerke, 24, a member of the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps in 2005, passed away Tuesday, April 14, after sustaining traumatic injuries in a car accident on the evening of April 13. Andrew was on staff with the South Portland High School Marching Band and 7th Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps.

Halftime Magazine sends our condolences to Andrew’s friends and family. Given the close-knit ties in the marching community, we all know someone touched by Andrew’s life. Our heart goes out to them.

For more information about Gerke, visit the Boston Crusaders’ dedication page for him.

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