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‘Coach Mac’ Memorial Service on Friday in Syracuse

The Syracuse community will celebrate the life of former head football coach Dick MacPherson on Friday, Aug. 11. MacPherson, who coached the Orange from 1981-90 and led the program to five bowl games and an undefeated season in 1987, passed away Tuesday. He was 86 years old.

Friday’s memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel. It is open to the public. Parking will be available in Campus West lots (Standart, Fine, Stadium) and at Manley Field House. A shuttle service will begin at noon. Hendricks Chapel also opens at noon.

The service will be streamed live here.

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