Friends and classmates of Heiser previously said the Wright State University undergrad was friendly with everyone.
“She was very very sweet, she was very talkative, very bubbly, she was very friendly with everyone in our group,” said one of the classmates, Morgan Plummer.
She was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. The chapter released a statement after her death.
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“Andrea was such a positive light in our chapter,” they said. “With a smile always on her face and an excitement to get involved.”
Heiser had a positive outlook on life and was a dedicated student, her obituary says.
“Andrea had a contagious smile that could brighten the darkest room,” her obituary says. “Her enthusiasm for life and to bring joy to others was evident everywhere she went and will be deeply missed but forever cherished. Andrea was known for her selfless big heart, and would put everyone’s feelings above her own.
The women were buried Tuesday at Ferncliff Cemetery.