Jim Fassel
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Jim Fassel was head coach of the New York Giants from 1997 to 2003, leading them to the 2001 Super Bowl.

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Published in Detroit Free Press on Jun. 9, 2021.
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June 20, 2021
It was a privilege To have played for coach Fossil during my years at Weber State and he touched all of us and helped us grow as young men and all of us knew he was destined for greatness! RIP coach
Delano Lewis
Friend
June 17, 2021
Kitty and family, you are all in my heart and prayers during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss! We had such wonderful times during Jim's tenure in Utah. Now, Jim and Ed can enjoy front row seats together! Know I am thinking of you -- Jude Christensen
Jude Christensen
Friend
June 16, 2021
My sincerest condolences to the family. as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the God of all comfort, and the love and support of family and friends.
June 15, 2021
My condolences.
June 13, 2021
Dear Kitty and family, please accept my deepest condolences on Jim’s passing. There are so many memories of all of us from Honolulu to Utah to Palo Alto; they all contain Jim’s poise and kindness as he said “hello” with genuine warmth at every get together. May the memory of Jim and the positive impact he had on so many lives provide you with comfort in the coming days.
Jill (Detwiler) Springer
Friend
June 12, 2021
Coach saved my career he picked me up while I was injured allowed me to get adequate treatment and continue on with my career. Thanks coach love respect and please tell my brother hello and save me a place in heaven next to you both!!!
Coye Francies
Coworker
June 12, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Fassel family for the loss of Coach Fassel. At this difficult time, may God comfort and strengthen you as you hold the memories dear to you.
Mary
Neighbor
June 12, 2021
Our condolences go out to the family of Jim Fassel. He will be missed by family and the football world. So sorry for your loss.
Lee
Neighbor
June 12, 2021
Thoughts and prayers for the Fassel family and the NY Giants, sorry for your loss.
June 11, 2021
It was one sad day when I heard that Jim suddenly passed away. My condolences to his wife kitty and his kids. I have known Jim and his Dad Bud for many years. His Dad Was a man with a big heart and so did Jim. May God be with the Fassel family. Rest In Peace Jim.

Matt Palmer
And the Palmer family.
Anaheim ca.

Matt Palmer
Friend
June 11, 2021
I was so sorry and saddened to hear the news of Jim’s sudden passing. My sincere condolences to his wife Kitty and the entire Fassel family. I worked for/with Jim as a secretary for Stanford Football. Jim was always kind and supportive & I have only good memories of those days. Rest In Peace Jim.
Marianne Madden O’Hara
June 11, 2021
Such sad news, my heart goes out to the Fassel family, may God grant peace and strength to all of as you go through this very hard time of your loss.
June 10, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
June 10, 2021
Jim was a great guy and was an inspiration to all who met him. My deepest sympathy to his sister Debbie and all Jim's family and friends.
Terry Morris
Friend
June 10, 2021
My brother Stan and I grew up with Jim, Spent many a summer with him and his next door neighbor Jeff Langford. Played football with him in his front yard. He tackled me several times on the cement drive way. Real sorry to hear of his passing. We are all getting older now, but can still remeber the good times with the gang. Steve Potts
Stephen Potts
Friend
June 10, 2021
Wonderful memories of coaching with Jim at Utah always kind and understanding!
Steve Clark
Friend
June 10, 2021
SoCal boy and pride of Anaheim High, who made an extraordinary mark in football, our world, and the lives of many.
June 10, 2021
I went to Anaheim High School with Jim. He was a class-act guy during the 3 years of schooling. I am so sorry for this death. RIP Jim!
Shari (Mann) Ellis
Classmate
June 10, 2021
Gonna miss you coach we did it your way and it worked out for us Thanks your a great guy .
Bashir Mumford
Friend
June 10, 2021
Gonna miss you coach we did it your way and it worked out for us Thanks your a great guy .
Bashir
Friend
June 10, 2021
Heartfelt condolences to the Fassel family, truly sorry for your loss. As you shed your tears over your loss, may you all find comfort and strength from God to help you get through this most difficult time.
June 10, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this extremely difficult time.
June 10, 2021
Sincere condolences to the Fassel family and the New York Giants, so very sorry for your loss. May God be with all of you in your time of sorrow.
June 10, 2021
Coach. When your stone splashed in the water the ripples are still radiating outward and will always. That’s how many you touched and influenced. A great life cut way too short. Thanks Coach and have a laugh with Daffy!
Pat Degnan
June 10, 2021
Thank you, Sir for your skill and guidance on the Super Bowl win in 2001. Always a gentleman, and skilled head coach. RIP. See you on the other side. ✝❤
Martin R. Marsola
Friend
June 9, 2021
You will be missed Jim. I’ll always cherish our time together and all the football stories especially the one when you were with Stanford and I sat in the stands watching this historical Cal game. Who knew this teen would meet you years later in LV. I am shocked over your loss and your enduring generosity and support for the 911 responders will always be remembered. Rest In Peace Jim or go play some golf in Heaven. You now are with the angels.
Christine Heathman
Significant_other
June 9, 2021
To the family of Jim Fassel May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.
JE Sowell
June 9, 2021
Alishia
June 9, 2021
Jim Fassel was a person you would want your sons, daughters and now grandchildren to look up to as a role model. He accepted everyone for who they were and provided them with inspiration to be better both on the field and off the field.
June 9, 2021
Kent Sivadge
June 9, 2021
My husband, Cole Proctor, was hired by Jim at Utah late 80’s. We enjoyed Jim and Kitty. Our family saddened by his loss. Cole passed away Sept 18, 2020.
Marti Proctor
Friend
June 9, 2021
Godspeed Jim, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us, and the wonderful football memories.
Harry Simpson
June 9, 2021
A class act, leader of men, such a positive influence...enjoyed him as a part of our Raven staff
Perry Stevenson
Friend
June 9, 2021
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..My heartfelt condolences..
June 9, 2021
When I think of Jim, I think of his smile
Joyce McCaulley
Friend
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