2017 Obituaries

2017 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:03 pm

Not a player, but former Ravens "president", David Modell--son of Art Modell, died of cancer at the age of 56:

http://www.wbaltv.com/article/former-ra ... er/8596174
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Postby Rupert Patrick » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:49 am

Edwin Pope, legendary Miami Herald sports journalist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls:

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/article127608784.html
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Re: 2017 Obituaries

Postby nicefellow31 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:00 am

Rupert Patrick wrote:Edwin Pope, legendary Miami Herald sports journalist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls:

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/article127608784.html


Legendary indeed.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:02 pm

Former Redskins, Cardinals, Giants & Eagles QB Ralph Guglielmi died on January 23, aged 83.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/starne ... =183709971
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Postby SixtiesFan » Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:21 am

LJP wrote:Former Redskins, Cardinals, Giants & Eagles QB Ralph Guglielmi died on January 23, aged 83.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/starne ... =183709971


From childhood, I remember him and Eddie LeBaron as Redskin quarterbacks.
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Postby LJP » Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:35 am

Bears 1963 8th round draft pick (#109 overall) Dennis Harmon died January 25, aged 77.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/braden ... =183778636
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Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:55 pm

Former Steeler TE John Hilton (who also played with four other teams) died today from effects of Alzheimer's:

http://www.richmond.com/sports/article_ ... dee64.html

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ltJo00.htm
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Postby LJP » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:35 am

Former Cardinals S Benny Perrin died February 3, aged 57.

http://www.timesdaily.com/sports/alabam ... 54731.html
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Postby LJP » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:40 am

Baltimore Colts (1959 29th round #348) and LA Chargers (1960) draft choice Perry McGriff died February 2, aged 79.

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/flor ... griff-dies
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Postby LJP » Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:06 am

Bears 1940 18th round draft choice (#167) Dr. Ralph Schlosser died February 2, aged 98.

http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/grand ... =183948930
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