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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 Benson Foley

Benson L. 'Ben' Foley Dec. 22, 1935 - April 13, 2021 Benson "Ben" L. Foley, 85, passed away in Encinitas, Calif., April 13, 2021. Ben was a 5th generation Oregonian growing up on a farm in the Medford, Ore., area. He was the eldest of three sons of William M. Foley and Eula Benson Foley both lifelong Oregonians. At age 10, Ben's parents encouraged him to join 4-H where he raised championship Duroc hogs. During his years in 4-H, Ben learned business principles and double-entry accounting....
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