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Ray Meyer
Birth: Dec. 18, 1913
Death: Mar. 17, 2006

Sports Figure. Legendary basketball coach of DePaul University, he was born in Chicago and graduated from Notre Dame in 1938 where he was a two-time basketball team captain. Was the head basketball coach for DePaul from 1942 to 1984. His career included 37 winning seasons of which 12 seasons had 20 wins or more and he took his teams to 21 post-season appearances. Led DePaul to the NCAA Final Four playoffs in 1985. His 724 career victories and 354 losses place him in the top 20 coaches of NCAA Division 1 schools. Named the 1979 Eastman Kodak Coach of the Year. Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979 and was a member of the Illinois and Chicago Sports Halls of Fame, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and the DePaul Hall of Fame. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Burial:
All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Des Plaines
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 48, Block 18, Lot 11, Grave 4
 
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Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13688044
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