Obituary of Red Auerbach

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Red Auerbach

Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach (born September 20, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) was a coach and sportsperson who was best known for serving as the head coach of the American, National Basketball Association with the Boston Celtics from 1940 till 1966. Red died on October 28, 2006 and his death was reportedly because of heart attack. He died at age 89.

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Red Auerbach Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Auerbach, Red
    • Common Name: Red Auerbach
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: September 20, 1917
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Arnold
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1940-1966
    • Religion: Jewish
    • Net Worth: $19 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Violet (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Red's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Arnold Jacob Auerbach
    • Father: Hyman Auerbach (1891-1966)
    • Mother: Marie Auerbach (1894-1973)
    • Brother(s):
      • Victor Auerbach (1915-?)
      • Zangwell Z Auerbach (1921-2003)
    • Sister(s):
      • Florence Grossman (1925-1999)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dorothy Lewis (married 1941-divorced 2000)
    • Son(s):
      • Randy Auerbach
    • Daughter(s):
      • Nancy Auerbach

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 28 2006 at age 89
  • Place: Washington D. C., United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack
  • Interment: Buried on October 31, 2006 at King David Memorial Gardens in Falls Church, Virginia

Category Tags:

CoachSportsperson American Born on September 20th Born in 1917 Born in New York Died in 2006 Died at age 89 Died from Heart Attack

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