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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|
I don’t think there’s ever been a team that ever scored more layups than that Blazers team.Jack Ramsay
You didn’t hear anything about ‘Celtic Pride’ when they had Sidney Wicks and Curtis Rowe and they were only winning 32 games a year.Jack Ramsay
If you make a wrong move with explosives, it could be deadly. If you’re there when they blow up the beach, you get blown up, too. So you need to get your job done correctly… then pull the fuse with enough lag time for you to clear the area completely and get picked up by the small boats.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
My mother was very strong on me to go to college. No one had ever been to college, including my parents.Jack Ramsay