Kate Marshall

A vigil in honor of Kate Marshall, a freshman softball player who died Friday, will take place on the Rocky Mountain High School varsity softball field at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

A candlelight vigil for Rocky Mountain High School student Kate Marshall, who died Friday, takes place at 9 tonight on the school's varsity softball field.

Marshall died suddenly on Friday, according to the Idaho Statesman.

The 15-year-old freshman played second base on Rocky Mountain's varsity softball team. 

A tribute webpage has been set up for Marshall at forevermissed.com, where those who knew her can leave notes and memories. A memorial page has also been set up on Facebook.

"Please visit Kate's memorial page to add photos, memories, write a note for the family or share a story," the Facebook memorial page reads. "We'd love to compile as many memories of Kate as possible for the Marshall family to have and cherish."

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The community is welcome at tonight's vigil. Rocky Mountain High School is at 5450 N. Linder Road in Meridian.

Hannah Metzger, a student at Rocky Mountain, is organizing the sale of T-shirts to raise money for the Marshall family. She can be reached on Twitter, @hannahh_maee, or by email, hannahmaemetzger@yahoo.com.

The tribute page for Marshall said she died suddenly from complications with strep. The Ada County Coroner's Office can't comment on the cause of Marshall's death until test results come back from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other outside laboratories, coroner spokeswoman Tonia Fleming said.

St. Luke's Regional Medical Center contacted the coroner's office on Friday about the death, which is not being investigated as a crime or suicide, Fleming said on behalf of Coroner Dotti Owens.

Marshall's coach, Brian White, said she started out as a quiet player and began to come out her shell as the season went on. 

"She was just a real positive, caring player," he said. "She loved to play the game and loved to be around her teammates.

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