Army Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Young
James Maughlin Young, of Quincy, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Paradise at Feather River Hospital.
Jim was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His name is in the Basketball Hall of Fame at Santa Clara University, where he graduated in 1954. During his time in college, he and his buddies enjoyed playing beach volleyball with Jack LaLanne. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he played basketball for the Army team.
Beginning in the 1970s, he was the basketball...