How Jack Ramsay Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Jack Ramsay reached the impressive age of 89 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Basketball Coach.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Also known as Dr. Jack, he was among one of the most respected coaches in NBA history. He coached the 1977 Portland Trailblazers to an NBA title.

He was married to Jean Duffey from 1949 until her death in 2010. He is the son of Anne Ramsay and Jack Ramsay Sr.

How did Jack Ramsay die?

Jack Ramsay's death was caused by Cancer.

Information about the death of Jack Ramsay
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death89 years
ProfessionBasketball Coach
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1925
Death dateApril 28, 2014
Place of deathNaples, Florida, United States
Place of burialSaint John the Evangelist Catholic Church Memorial, Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA

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In 1955-56, Saint Joseph’s won the first Big Five championship, compiled a 23-6 overall record, and entered its first postseason competition ever – the National Invitation Tournament – finishing third. That season’s success seemed to vault St. Joe’s into the national collegiate basketball scene, and it has been there since.

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I’m very fortunate to have gotten past the cancer problem.

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I was playing sports all the time, and my parents, Anne and John, encouraged me to play in grade school and high school.

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Teams that play together beat those teams with superior players who play more as individuals.

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Cancer is the ugliest, scariest, most dreaded word in the English language. My credentials for saying so? Head-to-head, firsthand close encounters with different versions of the fiendish devil.

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