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Boston Red Sox icon, fan fav Jerry Remy dead at 68 following valiant cancer battles Ace News Today [Video]

(Jerry Remy, Image credit: Boston Globe / Twitter)

Boston is in mourning with the passing of Red Sox Hall of Famer and local icon Jerry Remy, who died on October 30 at the age of 68 after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. The honorary President of Red Sox Nation, Remy logged more than 40 years of service to the organization as a player, coach, and broadcaster.

“We are saddened by the loss of a beloved player, broadcaster, and 13-year cancer warrior,” said Principal Owner John Henry. “Jerry’s love and connection to baseball didn’t allow anything to stand between the game and him, including for many years cancer. He devoted his entire career to baseball and whether from his seat in the clubhouse or his perch above the field in the broadcast booth, he took generations of rising Red Sox stars and a multitude of fans along for the ride with him.

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