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Harrison Dillard

Harrison Dillard (Getty Images / Gamma-Rapho / Keystone-France)
Harrison Dillard (Getty Images / Gamma-Rapho / Keystone-France)

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November 30, 2019 "My family and I were saddened to learn of Harrison's death.
Words cannot express the sadness we feel for your family.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time of terrible sorrow." - Wyomia Tyus (Los Angeles, CA)
November 29, 2019 "Harrison and John were my cousins. My greatgrandmother, Sara Robinson, and his mother were cousins. I think my mother called her cousin Teera. My first name is Dillard. I was not named for him. We loved him because of our relationship. My deepest condolences for the lost of this great man." - Dillard Poole (Cleavland Heights, Ohio.)
November 27, 2019 "We are saddened for the loss of your dearly beloved Father and Grandfather. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort be with you all. We know that you must be so very proud of your Father's accomplishments and the legacy he left, touching the lives of many!

MM, Brandon, Mississippi "
November 24, 2019 "My Dad competed in the same track meet in Germany in 1945, during the occupation. He said he'd never seen any track athlete as good as Harrison Dillard. He loved that Dillard went on to compete and win in the Olympics. What a life!

Becky Hartman
Vadnais Hts, Mn" - becky hartman (vadnais hts, MN)
November 23, 2019 "Much love and respect to the Dillard Family as you lay to rest your beloved Harrison. May he find Joy after these ten years without her. We were blessed to be your neighbors and friends. With sincere sympathy from the Dweik Family to you." - Erin Dweik (Moreland Hills, OH)
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Obituary for Harrison Dillard
Harrison Dillard, four-time Olympic gold medal winner and one of the all-time greatest hurdlers, died Friday, November 15, 2019, in Cleveland, after...
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