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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Bergenfield honors late athlete whose organ donation saved coach

NorthJersey | Rebecca D. O'Brien
BERGENFIELD — Dan Glover, who died last month at age 24 and whose liver was donated to his former wrestling coach, was honored posthumously at Bergenfield High School on Monday.

In a brief and solemn ceremony, the Board of Education presented Glover’s parents, Raymond and Karyn Glover, with a Bergenfield Bear Pride Award.

“We are proud and humbled to honor Danny Glover, who personifies all possible definitions of school spirit, citizenship, character and honor,” Superintendent Michael Kuchar said, before a small assembled audience. “Many of us talk of ‘giving back’ and ‘passing it on,’ and there is no doubt that this star athlete-turned-coach did just that in the natural realm of living.”
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