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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Cyril Wyche

C. Thomas Wyche Greenville Cyril Thomas ("Tommy") Wyche, chief architect of the conservation of over 100,000 acres of the South Carolina mountains and a key leader in the City of Greenville's dramatic transformation into one of the nation's most livable cities, died at his home on January 23, 2015. He was 88. Tommy was a generous, visionary, modern-day renaissance man. He excelled at and was fascinated by an astounding array of things - from land conservation to tennis, from nature...
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John Ericson Obituary (TimesUnion-Albany)

Ericson, John E. Sr. SCHENECTADY John E. "Big...

Robert Yongue Obituary (onlineathens)

Robert (Bob) Eugene Yongue, III of Athens, died...

Garnet Stevens Obituary (PublicOpinionOnline)

Garnet L. Stevens, II Mr. Garnet L. Stevens,...

Vinicio Ballarini Obituary (delcotimes)

1930-2015 Vinicio G. Ballarini Vinicio G....

Eugene Weiss Obituary (DignityMemorial)

EUGENE WEISS , age 80, passed peacefully on...

Robert REARDEN Obituary (Atlanta)

REARDEN, Jr., Robert Robert Lee ("Bobby")...

Laverne Alvarez Obituary (VisaliaTimesDelta)

Laverne Hunt Alvarez Laverne Hunt Alvarez...

John Dennis Obituary (LADailyNews)

John (Jack) Ronald Dennis January 28, 1925-...

Fraser West Obituary (Batesville)

Colonel Fraser E. West, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) ...

Stephen Garrett Obituary (IndyStar)

Stephen T. Garrett One of the greatest story...

Bryce Astle Obituary (AP News)

Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed...

Ronnie Berlack Obituary (AP News)

Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed...

Eugene Jaimerson Obituary (STLToday)

Jaimerson, Eugene W. (Gene) passed into...

Beatrice Thomas Obituary (Fosters)

Beatrice M. Thomas DOVER - Beatrice M....

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John F. Bowdish, 77, passed away on December...

RICHARD BALL Obituary (TheStar)

RICHARD ALAN BALL Richard Alan Ball passed away...

John BEEDELL Obituary (OttawaCitizen)

BEEDELL, John Leslie 1933 - 2014 Surrounded by...

Russell Miller Obituary (FDLReporter)

Miller, Russell W. Russell W. Miller, 94,...

Leon De Leon Obituary (Herald)

DE LEON, LEON J. ("CHU") Leon J....

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