2015 Obituaries

2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:23 am

Former Oilers LB (1984) Bryan Caldwell died of Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 54 on Saturday in Bay City, TX:

http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/c ... /21242607/

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ldBr21.htm
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Postby Rupert Patrick » Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:39 pm

Chris Dyko, former Chicago Bear:

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... koCh20.htm

http://q13fox.com/2014/12/29/chris-dyko ... n-florida/

KEY WEST, Fla. — Christopher Dyko, 48, of Bremerton, Wash., who had had played football in the 1980s at WSU and with the Chicago Bears, was killed when hit by an SUV on U.S. 1 near Key West while riding a bicycle Sunday, Keysnet.com reported.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Reaser » Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:40 pm

Rupert Patrick wrote:Chris Dyko, former Chicago Bear:

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... koCh20.htm

http://q13fox.com/2014/12/29/chris-dyko ... n-florida/

KEY WEST, Fla. — Christopher Dyko, 48, of Bremerton, Wash., who had had played football in the 1980s at WSU and with the Chicago Bears, was killed when hit by an SUV on U.S. 1 near Key West while riding a bicycle Sunday, Keysnet.com reported.


Great High School player too - first-team all-league with University HS (WA) ... Also was with the Seahawks (triple crown: HS, College and Pro in the Great State of Washington) for a short time.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby cdwillis » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:26 pm

Former NFL Head Coach Allie Sherman died on Jan. 3, 2015 at the age of 91.
Sherman had a record of 57-51-4 in eight seasons as the head coach of the New York Giants.
He also coached the Giants in three straight NFL Championship Games, 1961-1963, losing
all three.

He also played a few years as a quarterback with the Eagles.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/06/sport ... .html?_r=0
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Postby BD Sullivan » Wed Jan 07, 2015 10:33 pm

Jethro Pugh has died--Ironically, just four days before the first Dallas postseason game in Green Bay since the Ice Bowl:

http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2015/ ... away.html/

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ghJe20.htm
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Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:06 pm

Former San Francisco 49ers (and Redskins) RB Doug Cunningham died today at the age of 69:

http://www.clarionledger.com/story/olem ... /21712441/

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... nnDo00.htm
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Postby LJP » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:20 am

Former Philadelphia Eagles & Boston Yanks HB Sonny Karnofsky died January 9, aged 92.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sacbee ... =173832473
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Sat Jan 17, 2015 10:49 am

Maury Magill, former Saints radio announcer:

http://www.wwltv.com/story/news/2015/01 ... /21870425/
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Postby LJP » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:25 pm

Former 49ers RB Doug Cunningham died January 13, aged 69.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/clario ... =173853944
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Jan 18, 2015 6:11 pm

Bill Jessup, who played from 1951-58 with the 49ers and 1960 with the AFL Broncos, died on January 3 at the age of 85:

http://www.presstelegram.com/obituaries ... dies-at-85

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ssBi00.htm
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