In Memory of

Wife of fallen NFL star shares CTE story with Ottawa brain symposium

Originally published in the Ottawa Citizen on October 23, 2017 by Wayne Scanlan Lisa McHale was relieved to learn her husband had been diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). This, of course, was long after Tom McHale, just 45, had died in 2008 of an accidental drug overdose. The news of a degenerative CTE diagnosis,…

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Memorial Day | CPT George A. Wood ‘93
By Chris Field '91

CPT George A. Wood ‘93 By Chris Field ‘91 CFA Members & Friends, I received this note from Chris Field regarding our teammate George Wood ’93 which I have included below, along with a link to his Memorial Day article. I’m writing to ask a favor. My wife is currently Active Duty Army, and serves…

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CFA Condolences – Julie Schnuck ’70

CFA Members & Friends, It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of Julia “Julie” Schnuck (Mather) ’70; a true friend and fan of Cornell Football. We extend our deepest sympathies to our teammate Scott ’72 and the entire Schnuck family at this difficult time. Julie’s Obituary and details…

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Chairman’s Corner
In Memory of Joseph E. Ryan '65

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of our brother Joe Ryan ‘65. Joe was a first team All-Ivy center on the Big Red football team and proudly served our country as a Navy Seal. He was instrumental in the original formation of the CFA and was a…

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