Penn men’s basketball alumnus Cameron Gunter dies

(Penn Men’s Basketball)

Penn men’s basketball alumnus Cameron Gunter has died, the program announced Friday. Gunter was 31.

The 2014 alum and Morton, Pa. native was a forward/center for Penn, playing in 90 games over four years. Gunter was a product of Ridley High School in Folsom, Pa.

“He was a valued teammate in our program and friend to so many,” the program said in a statement posted to Twitter. “Thinking of his family and friends as we go into the weekend.”

No date or cause of death was released.

A GoFundMe fundraiser page to support Gunter’s family had raised over $44,000 as of Sunday afternoon.

“Cam was an amazing person and mentor to our current players,” Penn men’s coach Steve Donahue said on Twitter Friday. “My thoughts and prayers are with his girl friend Megan his family during this incredible difficult time.”

Gunter was an account director at New York-based advertising services company Anomaly, according to his LinkedIn page.

“Every single time I saw Cam he had a smile on his face,” 2010 Penn men’s basketball alum Justin Reilly said on Twitter Friday, linking to the GoFundMe page to support Gunter’s family. “Simply one of the best humans to walk this earth. Please consider helping his family out during this difficult time.”