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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.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||89 years|
|Birthday||February 21, 1925|
|Death date||April 28, 2014|
|Place of death||Naples, Florida, United States|
|Place of burial||Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church Memorial, Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA|
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.Jack Ramsay
I’m very fortunate to have gotten past the cancer problem.Jack Ramsay
I was playing sports all the time, and my parents, Anne and John, encouraged me to play in grade school and high school.Jack Ramsay
Teams that play together beat those teams with superior players who play more as individuals.Jack Ramsay
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.Jack Ramsay