2015 Obituaries

Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:11 pm

Longtime Bengals executive John Sawyer, who helped Paul Brown get the franchise started in 1968, has died at the age of 90:

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/20 ... ies-at-90/
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:28 pm

Former Steelers & Rams DB Willie Daniel died June 29, aged 77.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/starkv ... =175192427
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:48 pm

While not official yet, a body believed to be that of former Browns and Texans WR JaJuan Dawson was recovered from a Dallas-area lake:

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... nd-in-lake

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... wsJa00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:41 pm

Bill Arnsparger has died at the age of 88:

http://www.nola.com/lsu/index.ssf/2015/ ... sparg.html
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby cdwillis » Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:42 pm

Long-time Bills announcer Van Miller passed away at the age of 87.

Miller was the Bills’ voice on radio from 1960 to 1970 and 1978 to 2003 and won the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award in 2004. He’s in the Bills’ Wall of Fame.

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/ ... 7-20150718
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby ChrisBabcock » Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:43 pm

Long-time Bills announcer Van Miller passed away at the age of 87.

Miller was the Bills’ voice on radio from 1960 to 1970 and 1978 to 2003 and won the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award in 2004. He’s in the Bills’ Wall of Fame.

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/ ... 7-20150718


His decades of calling Bills games was part of the soundtrack of my childhood growing up in Cheektowaga, NY. RIP Van.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIHeXc1txzY
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:39 pm

Mike Kostiuk, who had been the oldest living Detroit Lion player, died Sunday at the age of 95. He played in 1941 with the Cleveland Rams, then in 1945 with the Lions:

http://www.freep.com/story/sports/nfl/l ... /30752093/

www.pro-football-reference.com/players/K/KostMi20.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:31 pm

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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:44 am

Curtis Brown, an RB for the Bills from 1977-82 (and Oilers in '83) has died at the age of 60:

http://bills.buffalonews.com/2015/07/30 ... at-age-60/

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... owCu00.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby ChrisBabcock » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:47 am

Curtis Brown, an RB for the Bills from 1977-82 (and Oilers in '83) has died at the age of 60:


I have vivid memories of him when I was growing up watching the Bills. He was a decent backup to Terry Miller and then Joe Cribbs.
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