Thursday, December 6, 2007

Coach Farren remembered

SMU Press Release

Tom Farren, a member of the Saint Mary’s University Athletic Department since 1981, died Friday, Nov. 30, after collapsing while working in the SMU ice arena. Farren, 58, was currently serving as head men’s golf coach, ice facility manager and men’s hockey equipment manager.

Farren had also served as assistant men’s hockey coach; head coach of men’s soccer, men’s tennis and women’s tennis; physical education instructor; athletic fields supervisor; and residence hall director.

Friends and family gathered Tuesday, Dec. 4, for a wake. A memorial service was also held to celebrate Farren’s life on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the SMU Gostomski Fieldhouse.

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