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Deb Joslin
August 22
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Alex Cutler
August 17
I was one of the few WA students lucky enough to have coach Blackburn as my coach for 3 seasons. I learned so much on the court from him, but even more off of it. He had so much integrity and was pure class. He had such a positive impact on my life and I know how lucky ... Continue Reading
Kyle Vanderbrug
August 15
My condolences to the whole Blackburn family. Coach Blackburn helped me with confidence and work ethic that turned what I though might be a wasted year into a great year for me. May God grant you his peace. Sincerely, Kyle VanderBrug Class of 1981.
Scott Beeten
August 9
Tom Blackburn was one of the best coaches and people I have ever met in my long playing and coaching career. As a WA grad and disciple of the legendary Dee Rowe there could be no one who could have continued Coach Rowe’s legacy of pure class and success like Tom did. I w... Continue Reading
Cyndy Risku
August 8
My deepest sympathy to the family. I hope your memories will help ease the pain of this loss. I remember Mr Blackburn as a constant presence in the Daniels gym, a great role model, and well respected Atheltic Director. RIP
Thomas Cavanaugh
August 8
Coach Blackburn was a tremendously positive influence in my life, and I will always remember him. He played a big part in my deciding to become a teacher and coach. My only hope is that I was able to come close to what he was.
Mel Wingfield
August 8
SO SAD TO HEAR THIS NEWS! Coach Blackburn taught one heck of a basketball education to me! His coaching style was one that taught lessons on the court, and life lessons off the court! RIP! CLASS OF 1990
Rob Smith
August 8
Member of the Class of 1978 WA Championship Basketball Team. Coach Blackburn was the single best Person, Coach And Mentor I had the pleasure of playing for. Truly a wonderful man! RIP Coach! Condolences to his family. Rob Smith
Peter Thompson
August 8
My sincere condolences to the Blackburn family on the passing of Tom. I played basketball for Tom at Worcester Academy back in 1978, and when I heard of his passing, a lot of memories came back to me. Tom guided our team to the New England Class A Prep School championshi... Continue Reading
Mike Walsh
August 7
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