Longtime St. Clair baseball coach Denny White dies at 77

Some individuals knew Denny White for many years. Others had simply met him not too long ago. But White handled everybody like they had been a part of his staff.

The longtime St. Clair baseball coach died Sunday. He was 77.

“He was a pal — my finest pal — a mentor, a father and a task mannequin all blended into one,” mentioned Roger Beedon, a trainer and coach at St. Clair High School who’d recognized White for 25 years. “If you regarded at Facebook, (you noticed) all of the outpouring of tales, the optimistic photos and the affect that he had. He simply reached so many individuals on such a private stage. Everybody cherished him.”

“He was simply an unbelievable man,” mentioned St. Clair boys basketball coach Matt Distelrath, who performed baseball for White and graduated in 2000. “When you had been a participant, it appeared like he was the cool uncle at all times supplying you with life classes. He was tremendous caring, tremendous giving and at all times there for you . He had a very good knack for that.”

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