Condolences to the family and friends of former SFAI Chairman and DDSL Secretary Fran Ray
We are saddened to confirm the passing of former SFAI Chairman and DDSL Secretary Fran Ray.
Fran, who was also the Honorary Life President of the DDSL, served schoolboy football for many, many years, and all at the SFAI wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Fran, and to all at the DDSL at this difficult time,
Speaking this afternoon, current SFAI Chairman John Earley said: “We are all deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Fran, he was a legend of the schoolboy game and he will be sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.”
The proudest man in Limerick today – former SFAI and @DDSL_Official Chairman Fran Ray sitting with team captain Sean Grehan of @FcKevins after he watched them win their 32nd SFAI @NBFootball Kennedy Cup today #kennedycup pic.twitter.com/pbHyZHb5qG
— SFAI (@SFAIreland) June 15, 2018
He continued: “His love of the schoolboy game in this country was obvious, his passion for the SFAI Kennedy Cup every year was clear, and his way with people, amongst all else, was what made him the giant of the game that he was.”
Funeral details will be communicated in due course.
May he Rest In Peace.