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October 04, 2010
WHAT A SAD DAY.... BLANDA WAS A RAIDER WHEN IT MEANT SOMETHING TO BE A RAIDER. I WILL MISS HIM AND REMEMBER THE DAYS THAT HE GRACED THE FIELD OF BATTLE.

CLYDE M
October 04, 2010
George Blanda was one of my first "favorite" football players. My brother was born in Oakland, and we were always Raider fans growing up. I am sorry to hear about George. Even though many of us never met him, his career brought a lot of joy to us. My best to his family.....
October 03, 2010
Dear George (a.k.a. Rick),
We are saddened to hear of the death of your father. He was in the restaurant not too long ago, and was kind enough to autograph a picture of himself for us. What a guy he was!
Jim and George Mannos
October 03, 2010
May the God of comfort and tender mercies continue to comfort your family and friends, and may you find comfort in the words found in the Holy Scriptures: "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."" Please accept my sincere condolences during this time of your loss.
October 03, 2010
Dear Betty and Family,

I was truly sorry to hear that George had died. I am sure this leaves a very big hole in your lives and in your Hearts. I will be praying that the sadness and lonliness you are feeling now will soon be replaced with memories of happy times you shared.

Donna Regan Moriarty
October 03, 2010
Dear Betty and Family,
We were very sorry to hear about George. Reading the newspaper tributes and hearing about him on Monday Night Football were clear evidences of loss to his family, friends and football.
May you find comfort in your memories.
Dan and Mary
October 03, 2010
atrue class act in football and an inspiration to all of us over 40. he played for several teams but will forever be remembered as Papa Raider.
October 03, 2010
Dear Blanda Family ~
I became hooked on football due to George Blanda ~ I couldn't believe the Monday Night Football announcers could talk about "old" players like George Blanda. I had to stay tuned to hear more about this "old" guy and became a Blanda fan...and Raider fan...for life. My kids laminated a Blanda football card that I wore on a long gold chain during the fall season. I got it out of my jewelry drawer and put it on again this week when my daughter called to share the news of his passing. I am a dedicated college and pro football fan thanks to George Blanda and all that he brought to the game especially as an Oakland Raider. THanks for all of the memories of great saved games, George Blanda...you could do it all and I loved watching you! Thank you Blanda Family for allowing folks across the country to share this time with you.
October 02, 2010
I have been a Raider fan since the age of 11. Forty-two years later I am still a huge Raider fan. My filing cabinet in my classroom is silver and black with Raider memorabilia adorning the top. I remember watching all of the great Raider games that George Blanda played in with my Dad. I am deeply saddened by his passing. My father took me to Canton, Ohio to the Football Hall of Fame. One of the highlights for me was seeing George Blanda's Raider jersey. In later years I always enjoyed when the cameras would pan to him in the Raider team box. George Blanda is and will always be one of the greats of the game. He will truly be missed!
October 02, 2010
I was a big fan of his, he is the reason I am one of the biggest Raiders fan here in KC. He will be missed.

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