Here is the press release from Indiana University . . .
Indiana University football coach Terry Hoeppner, 59, passed away Tuesday
morning at 6:50 a.m. at Bloomington Hospital following a lengthy illness.
â€œCoach died due to complications from the brain tumor for which he had been
treated surgically and therapeutically over the past 18 months, â€œ said
Indiana University team physician Dr. Larry Rink. â€œHis family was at his
Hoeppner was named IUâ€™s 26th head football coach on December 17, 2004 and he
and his coaching staff have worked tirelessly to generate enthusiasm and
passion for the program since his arrival in Bloomington.
â€œTerryâ€™s fight was courageous and will serve as an inspiration to those who
have known him,â€ said IU Director of Athletics Rick Greenspan. â€œThis is a
truly sad day for our community and all of our thoughts and prayers are with
the Hoeppner family and those whose lives he has touched.â€
Further details regarding services are pending at this time, and will be
forthcoming once they are determined.
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