Flags to be lowered in memory of Jim Sweeney, Dr. Mistry

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Flags to be lowered in memory of Jim Sweeney, Dr. Mistry

Postby madona » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:32 am

The flags on the Fresno State campus will be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Feb, 15, in memory of retired football coach Jim Sweeney, who died Friday, and Professor Emeritus of Linguistics P.J. Mistry, who died Nov. 12.

Fresno State President John D. Welty issued the directive that the flags be lowered in honor of the two men.

Mr. Sweeney, 83, of Fresno, died Feb. 8. He coached for 19 seasons, 1976-77 and 1980-1996. A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in Bulldog Stadium.

Dr. Mistry, 80, of Fresno, died Nov. 12. He taught at Fresno State from 1969-2004 and was a founding member of the Linguistics Department. A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 in the Peters Business Building on the campus.
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