BRIDIS, TED 1945-2013 67, Miami High football star, lost legs and arm in Vietnam war but inspired as Paralympic athlete, scuba diver, Coast Guard engineering supervisor died Oct. 3 from cancer. All-City linebacker at Miami High, state & nat'l champions in 1962-63. After 3 battlefield amputations in 1970, awarded Bronze Star
, certified rescue diver, competed for U.S. as wheelchair racer in Paralympic games in Greece 2004 and Australia 2000. Worked 33 years for Coast Guard. Survivors: wife, Sallie; children, Ted Jr. of Washington, D.C., Tracy Schiller of Ft. Lauderdale; mother, Margaret Patricia Bridis of Miami; brother Michael Bridis of Pembroke Pines; four grandchildren, Trey & Alyx Bridis, and Jake & Jared Schiller. Visitation 2 pm to 4 pm Sat at Stanfill Funeral Home. Memorial service after. To be buried Arlington National Cemetery in 2014. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to Humane Society of Greater Miami.