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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 Dale Saxton

Dale Norris Saxton left us on April 3, 2015. Dale was born in Melrose, NM on January 23, 1932, and passed away in Lovington. He was the son of Charlie and Minnie Saxton, and was preceded in death by his parents, his older brother, Roland and sister, Charlene, and his younger brother Gary. He was also preceded in death by his dearest love, saving grace and guiding hand, his wife, Norma (Smith) Saxton. Dale is survived by his daughter, Shelley Saxton and son Mark Saxton and his wife Tania. ...
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