McMorris Rodgers on the Passing of Former Gonzaga University Coach Dan Fitzgerald

Jan 21, 2010
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Basketball Legend will Be Mourned Throughout the Northwest

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today on the death of former Gonzaga University Athletic Director and basketball coach Dan Fitzgerald. 

“It is with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Coach Dan Fitzgerald.  Like so many Gonzaga fans, I held Coach Fitzgerald in the highest esteem for transforming Gonzaga’s basketball team into a superpower and leading the Bulldogs to their first NCAA Tournament in 1995.  My thoughts and prayers are with Darleen, Kelli, and Jim in their time of sorrow."

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