By | September 17, 2020
Jack Kelley death-obituary

Jack Kelley dead: Jack Kelley cause of death – obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: September 16, 2020
  • Age: 93 year old
  • Cause of death: unknown

How did Jack Kelley die?

Legendary coach of the Boston University menโ€™s ice hockey team Jack Kelley, who led the program to its first two national titles in 1971 and 1972, has passed away, BU Athletics confirmed. He was 93.

BU Athletics wrote’

A Boston University legend has passed away at the age of 93.

๐—๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ž๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜† ‘๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฎ made an immeasurable impact on the BU community and led
to its first two NCAA titles (1971 & 1972) before a distinguished career in professional hockey.

Rest in peace, Coach.

Jack Kelley Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

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Jack Kelley tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

โ€œAn incredible mentor whose fingerprints on BU hockey will last forever,โ€ BU Menโ€™s Hockey said in a statement via Twitter. โ€œOur thoughts are with his family as we look back and cherish the time we all had with Coach Kelley.โ€

Hartford Whalers wrote;

Jack Kelley, who died Tuesday at age 93, was the first U.S.-born general manager to lead a professional hockey team to a title (New England Whalers, 1973). The first coach in franchise history, hired out of Boston Univ., he stayed with the #Whalers until 1981, into the NHL years.

AHL wrote;

The AHL joins the hockey world in remembering Jack Kelley, who passed away last night at 93.

A member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, Kelley ran the Glens Falls Civic Center and the AHL’s Adirondack Red Wings from 1982 to 1993, presiding over three Calder Cup championships.

USA Hockey wrote;

Jack Kelley, legendary coach & member of the #USHHOF Class of 1993, passed away last night at 93.

Our heartfelt condolences to the Kelley family & all of Jack’s friends. He will be greatly missed.

Colby Hockey wrote;

Today we mourn the passing of legendary coach and mentor Jack Kelley. A giant at Colby and the entire hockey community, our thoughts go out to the Kelley family. Thank you Coach Kelley. Your spirit will always be with us.

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