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Friday, June 28, 2002
Luft was three-sport athlete at Indiana
Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Former Philadelphia Eagles end Don Luft, earlier a three-sport athlete at Indiana University, has died.

The 72-year-old Luft died June 19.

Luft, who earned letters in football, basketball and baseball with the Hoosiers, was with the Eagles in 1954. He also played for Calgary and Hamilton in the CFL.

After retiring from football because of an injury, he was a high school basketball assistant coach and later was a radio announcer for Indiana's basketball team.

Luft was a member of the NFL Players Association, the IU Varsity Club and Philadelphia Eagles Alumni.

He is survived his wife, Rosalie, and daughters Valerie Luft Kelly and Vanessa Luft, and one granddaughter.

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