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Old 02-20-2009, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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Sad news regarding the owner of the Utah Jazz, Larry Miller passed away today from complications from diabetes at age 64.

story below courtesy of the Houston Chronicle
Utah Jazz owner Larry Miller dies at 64 | Sports | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle (http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/6273605.html - broken link)
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Old 02-22-2009, 11:49 AM
 
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There are postings as well on the Utah and Idaho forum with a lot of responses. It's sad to hear of his passing, but have known about his advanced diabetes problems. Diabetes is a brutal condition to have.

He had done an awful lot for the franchise itself and for the Utah/Idaho area. With his businesses he hired several thousand people. With his scholarship involvements with the area he sent several hundred kids to school. The mountain states will not forget what he had done to promote the franchise.

He was indeed one of the good guys in the NBA. RIP, Mr. Miller.
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Sheffield, England
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64 is just too young to go. My thoughts are with his family at this tough time.

R.I.P.
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