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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 LEE DEAL

DEAL, LEE THOMAS, 83 Ocala - Lee Thomas Deal, 83 passed away January 14, 2017. Lee was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 23, 1933 to the late Fred and Martha Thomas Deal. He attended local schools and Fenn College. Lee was struck with polio at the age of 13 but despite his handicap, was an avid athlete, playing on the Cleveland Comets wheelchair basketball team and competing and winning silver and gold medals for swimming at the National Wheelchair Olympics in New York City in 1960. Lee is...
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