Mourners gathered Thursday at SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium to celebrate the life of Mark McCullers. The 46-year-old SMU police officer is presumed to have drowned after being washed away by flood waters in the early morning hours of July 5.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Highland Park Mayor Joel Williams, University Park Mayor Olin Lane and State Rep. Morgan Meyer were on hand to pay their respects. They were joined by representatives from the Dallas, Highland Park and University Park Police Departments, as well as a numerous other North Texas agencies.
“It’s a somber day on the hilltop to say the least,” said SMU President R. Gerald Turner.