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Longtime Duluth sports official dies at 61

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Duluth lost a pillar of its sports officiating community Wednesday when Jerry Hill died abruptly following a brief illness.

He was 61.


Affectionately known as “Gabby” because of his gift for gab, Hill was a fixture at area fields and rinks for the past three decades. He officiated hockey for almost 30 years, and called baseball, football and softball games for more than 25.

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