In Memory

CFL Alumni Bobby Dawson Passes Away

CFL and Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni Bobby Dawson passed away on December 9th, 2017.   Bobby played  QB/HB/DB from 1953 to 1959 with the ...
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Ron Meyer dies at age 76

by NBC Sports Boston Staff Ron Meyer, who coached the Patriots from 1982 until being fired in the middle of ...
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Crockett native, SFA two-sport athlete Andy Hopkins dead at 67

October 2nd 2017 Article by 9KTRE NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Former Stephen F. Austin football and track & field star Andy Hopkins ...
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CFL Alumni Rick Sowieta Passes Away

August 26th, 2017 CFL Alumni  Rick Sowieta fought a courageous battle against cancer but succumbed to this insidious disease today ...
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The Roughriders mourn the loss of alumnus Lou Clare

August 24th, 2017 Riderville Staff  Lou Clare, whose four seasons as a player with the Saskatchewan Roughriders included an appearance ...
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BC Lions Alumni Jerry Janes Passes Away

Jerry Janes  passed away at the age of 82.  He played for the BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders and the Hamilton ...
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Rough Rider great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell passes away

August 9th, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS The Ottawa REDBLACKS and the CFL Ottawa Alumni Association are mourning the loss of Ottawa ...
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Stamps mourn death of George Hansen

July 7, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff It is with great sadness that the Stampeders have learned of the death of alumnus ...
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CFL mourns the loss of Hall of Fame coach Don Matthews

June 14th, 2017 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is saddened to learn of the passing of Hall ...
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Stampeders Mourn Death of Stan Kaluznick

May 19, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff It is with great sadness that the Calgary Stampeders learn of the death of alumnus ...
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In Memory of Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumnus John Stroppa

John Stroppa passed peacefully on May 7, 2017. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Yvette ...
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Rider Alumni President Terry Bulych Passes

Obituary of Terry Bulych TERRY STEPHEN BULYCH Terry, born in Foam Lake, SK on September 27, 1950, passed away peacefully, ...
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CFL mourns the passing of Glenn Douglas

Glenn Douglas was born in Montreal in 1928, where he attended West Hill High School and started his football career.  ...
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Edmonton Eskimos mourn death of Hall of Famer Larry Highbaugh

March 22nd, 2017 By Dave Campbell 630 CHED Photo Courtesy Edmonton Eskimos Edmonton Eskimos Hall of Fame defensive back Larry ...
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CFL mourns the passing of Ezzrett ‘Sugarfoot’ Anderson

March 8, 2017 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is mourning the passing of legendary former Calgary Stampeders Ezzrett ...
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Jim Mitchener passes away at age 87

February 23, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff VIA: http://www.stampeders.com/2017/02/23/jim-mitchener-passes-away-at-age-87/ Photo courtesy of the Calgary Stampeders Jim Mitchener, a member of the Stampeders’ ...
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Tiger-Cats Mourn the Loss of Bernie Custis

February 23, 2017 Press Release By Ticats Staff Photo Courtesy of Hamilton Tiger-Cats VIA: http://ticats.ca/tiger-cats-mourn-the-loss-of-hall-of-famer-and-football-pioneer-bernie-custis/ Former Ticat was first black ...
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Leonard Myers dies from cancer complications at 38

Feb 17, 2017 Article by Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer VIA: http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/18706063/leonard-myers-former-miami-hurricanes-new-england-patriots-cornerback-dies-age-38 Photo Courtesy of New England Patriots Former Miami ...
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Toronto Argonaut Alumni Darrell K. Smith passes at the age of 55

February 14th, 2016 Article and Photo by: Friends of the Argonauts Fan Club It is with great sadness we report ...
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Former Stamp Britton passes away

February 9, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff The Stampeders lost a family member this week when Bill Britton passed away at the ...
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Roughrider Alumni Henry “Hank” Dorsch passes at the age of 76

After a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia, COPD and cancer, Henry “Hank” Carl Dorsch, 76, of Regina, SK passed ...
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Rick Klassen, former B.C. Lions star, dies of cancer at age 57

A Lions defensive lineman for nine years, Klassen was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2013 By Matt Meuse, CBC News Posted: Dec ...
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Roughriders Mourn the Loss of Joe McKnight

Roughrider Staff December 1, 2016 It is with deep sorrow that we have learned of the devastating news of the ...
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Wayne Smith, ex-CFL powerhouse dies at 66

November 28th, 2016 by Paul Palmeter · Reporter · CBC News VIA: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/nova-scotia/wayne-smith-football-dies-grey-cup-winner-1.3870858 Wayne Smith played for the Ottawa Rough ...
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Stamps mourn the death of Lary Kuharich

Stampeders.com Staff November 15, 2016 The Calgary Stampeders are saddened to learn of the death of former head coach Lary ...
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In Memory of CFL Alumni Caesar Edward Belser Jr.

Ceasar Edward Belser Jr. passed away from lung cancer into the presence of Jesus at home surrounded by his family ...
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CFL mourns the passing of Bill MacDermott

CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is mourning the passing of former coach Bill MacDermott, who passed away on May ...
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In Memory of CFL Alumni Antonio Armstrong

Antonio and Dawn Armstrong 1973-74-2016 Antonio and Dawn Armstrong passed away July 29, 2016. Antonio was born October 15, 1973 ...
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In Memory of Winnipeg Blue Bombers Alumni Stephen Buchko

After living a full life of 91 years, Stephen Buchko peacefully passed away, surrounded by family members, on Saturday, July ...
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In Memory of CFL Alumni Ray Ash

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Ray Ash passed away peacefully at the age of 79 years. Left to mourn Ray's memory ...
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In Memory of CFL Alumni Douglas Pyzer

Douglas passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 93. Dear father ...
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Former Ottawa Rough Riders star Tony Golab dies

Gord Holder, Postmedia Network Oct 17, 2016 Photo Courtesy Tony Caldwell, Ottawa Sun The Golden Boy of Canadian football has ...
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Stampeders mourn death of Mylan Hicks

September 25, 2016 Stampeders.com Staff The Calgary Stampeders are devastated by the news of the death of team member Mylan ...
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Former Blue Bombers player/coach Joe Zaleski dies at 89

Posted on Wed, September 14, 2016 at 10:00am by Scott Taylor The man who accepted the toughest job in Winnipeg Blue Bombers history has ...
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CFL mourns the passing of Normie Kwong

September 3, 2016 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is mourning the passing of one of its true ...
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STAMPEDERS MOURN DEATH OF LOVELL COLEMAN

Aug. 18, 2016 It is with great sadness that the Stampeders learn of the passing of Lovell Coleman. He died ...
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Eskimos Mourn the Passing of Neill Armstrong

August 17th, 2016 Esks Staff The Edmonton Eskimos mourn the passing of former head coach Neill Armstrong who passed away on ...
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In Memory of Peter Martell

April 23, 1959 - July 31, 2016 On the evening of July 31st, 2016, Pete passed away after a long ...
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Argos Mourn Passing of Danny Nykoluk

August 2, 2016 Argonauts Staff The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is mourning the loss of one of their all-time great ...
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STAMPS MOURN DEATH OF RON ALLBRIGHT

July 11, 2016 It is with great sadness that the Stampeders learn of the death of alumnus Ron Allbright. He ...
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Alouettes mourn the passing of Steve Ferrughelli

Steve Ferrughelli (33) en finale de la Coupe Grey en 1975   Photo : Presse canadienne MONTREAL – The Montreal Alouettes are ...
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CFL Players’ Association Mourns the Passing of Fred James

Friday, June 17, 2016 - Stoney Creek, ON: The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is deeply saddened to announce the passing ...
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Reverend Robert Rumball

“The Reverend Robert Rumball passed away peacefully on June 1, 2016. Bob played defensive back for the Toronto Argonauts in ...
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Former Ticat Dave Lane dead at 65

Dave Lane, a former player and president of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumni association, has died. He was 65. Lane was ...
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Former CFLer QB Tom Muecke dead at 52

Former Baylor quarterback Tom Muecke (MIH'-kee), a two-time all-Southwest Conference star in the 1980s who went on to play seven ...
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Ken Moore, has passed away at the age of 90.

A member of the Stampeders during the club’s first full season in 1946. A Calgary product and St. Mary’s alum, ...
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In Memory of Blue Bomber Alumnus Sherwyn Thorson

Sherwyn Thorson, retired Winnipeg Blue Bomber, who earned All-America honors in both football and wrestling during his University of Iowa ...
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Eskimos Mourn the Passing of Garry Lefebvre

The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club is saddened by the passing of former player Garry Lefebvre. Lefebvre played with the Edmonton ...
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Former Als star Mike Widger, 67, lived as hard off the field as he played on it

He wasn’t overly big for a linebacker, at 6-foot-1 and 210 pounds, but Mike Widger compensated with speed, agility and, ...
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Don Getty, former Edmonton Eskimo, dead at 82

Don Getty, who won two Grey Cups as a professional football player and two elections as Alberta premier, a statesman ...
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Goodbye, Mr. Kelly: Ticats legend dies

He didn't say much, but he made all the difference to the greatest era in Hamilton football. Ellison Kelly, who ...
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City mourns loss of Matt Pearce

When he was on the run with a football, leading the pack up the rugby field or taking his team ...
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Former Rough Riders owner Horn Chen dies

Horn Chen, who owned the Ottawa Rough Riders for two seasons – 1995-96 – died on Monday in Illinois. He ...
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Former Bomber Mack Herron dies in Chicago at 67

Mack Herron, the former Winnipeg Blue Bomber running back who went on to set a single-season National Football League record ...
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Willie Burden, former Stampeder, dead at 64

Canadian Football Hall of Famer and former Calgary Stampeder Willie Burden has died. He was 64. The Stampeders organization confirmed ...
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Eskimos Mourn the Passing of Jim Thomas

The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club mourns the passing of former running back Jim Thomas, who passed away on Oct. 4, 2015 ...
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CFL Hall of Famer Al Benecick dead at 78

Al Benecick — the only player in football history to block for legendary running backs George Reed and Jim Brown ...
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Douglas ‘Tank’ Landry Jr.

Douglas ""Tank"" Landry, Jr transitioned to his eternal home on June 8, 2015 at the age of 51. He was ...
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Wayne Harris, former Calgary Stampeders star linebacker, dies at 77

Wayne Harris, the former University of Arkansas and Calgary Stampeders linebacker known as "Thumper" for his hard hits, has died ...
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Former CFL defensive lineman, McGill coach Ray Baillie dies at 80

Former CFL defensive lineman Ray Baillie has died at the age of 80. The Edmonton Eskimos announced his passing on ...
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Eskimos Mourn the Passing of Howie Schumm

The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club mourns the passing of former linebacker and fullback Howie Schumm. Schumm spent his 14-year Canadian ...
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Gerald R. “Jerry” Wilson

Jerry grew up in Birmingham, attended Phillips High School and graduated from Auburn University. He was a member of the ...
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CFL mourns the passing of Hall of Famer John Barrow

The Canadian Football League is mourning the loss of Canadian Football Hall of Famer John Barrow. In a statement released ...
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Friends mourn loss of gentle lion Brett Young

Like a sledgehammer to those who knew and loved him, the news came down former Ottawa Rough Riders defensive back ...
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In Memory 2015

In Memory of Below is a list of former players, coaches and executive that have passed this year. The CFL ...
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