2015 Obituaries

Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:11 pm

Alfred Taubman, who owned the USFL's Michigan Panthers in 1983-84 and then the merged Oakland Invaders in 1985, died last night at the age of 91:

http://investors.taubman.com/news/press ... fault.aspx
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby SixtiesFan » Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:06 am



I recall a Sport Magazine profile of Bob St. Clair titled "The 49er Who Eats Raw Meat."
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby JuggernautJ » Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:58 pm

Bob St. Clair, Hall of Fame Tackle for the 49ers has passed away.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... dies-at-84

(my apologies for being redundant)
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:37 pm

Former San Francisco & Washington OL/DL Bob Toneff died March 15, aged 84.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/marini ... =174722539

http://www.nfl.com/player/bobtoneff/2527523/profile
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby John Grasso » Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:25 am

1947 Bears draftee Verne Gagne passed away yesterday at the age of 89

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/04/2 ... ead-at-89/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verne_Gagne
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sat May 02, 2015 1:34 am

Laverne Torczon died on April 18 at the age of 79. He played with the Bills, Jets and Dolphins from 1960-66, and was drafted by the Browns in 1957:

http://www.omaha.com/huskers/former-hus ... 69002.html

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... rcLa00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Teo » Sat May 02, 2015 8:24 pm

Although not a player or coach, Frank Olivo, the infamous Santa Claus who was pelted with snowballs and insults by the Philadelphia Eagles fans in 1968, died on April 30. He was 66 years old.

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/frank-oliv ... --nfl.html
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:57 am

Even though two months of obits have disappeared, former Giant Pete Athas died in Miami on June 28. He also played with the Browns, Vikings and Saints:

http://www.knoxnews.com/govolsxtra/foot ... 7_22633973

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... haPe20.htm
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