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Grandpa was a Flyer fan

Grandpa was a Flyer fan

Thomas M. Columbus September 21, 2021

Gary McCans ’68 spent nearly half a century at UD, much of it relating to basketball season ticket holders. One was named Dan Dapore.

“I remember Dan,” McCans said. “He was a true Flyer fan. He never met a stranger. He would always make sure to stop and say hello.”

Ella Dapore also remembers him; he was her grandfather. After he died, she had a dream about him and recorded it for the Dayton area National Public Radio station, WYSO. It’s a good listen for Flyer fans or grandparents or grandchildren or just about anybody.

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