His passion for public policy and his strong belief in giving back to his local community drove his involvement in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Foundation, the Aurora Gators Swim Team, the Aurora Historical Society and Museum Foundation Board, Homestead City, AAUW, and the Lowry Redevelopment Authority – activities he continued until his death
Johanningmeier was part of former CU coach Rick Neuheisel’s first recruiting class in Boulder and played tackle, guard, center and tight end for the Buffaloes from 1996-99. Neuheisel said in a release that Johanningmeier was “one of those players who never gave it anything less than his best effort, in practice, in games and off the field.”
“What made him the gold standard was that he went where other reporters didn’t go, and once he got there they followed,” said Klibanoff, former managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
“What is less well-known is the instrumental role he played in training the fledgling South Korean Air Force,” Underwood said in a statement.
“We lost a true titan today, one who pioneered an art form and fostered a whole generation of artists,” said Eamonn Bowles, president of Magnolia Pictures, which is releasing “Iris.” ”His impact is immeasurable and we won’t soon see his likes again.”
Ed Modzelewski was an All-American his senior year at Maryland and was named MVP of the Sugar Bowl when he ran for 153 yards as the Terrapins dominated top-ranked and previously undefeated Tennessee 28-13 on Jan. 1, 1952.
Catholic and Protestant politicians alike paid tribute to a man who, though deeply skeptical of a peace process that eventually ended his political career, kept his party open to compromise and kept the harder-line policies of Democratic Unionist rival Ian Paisley at bay.
“He was much loved, for himself and his work, both of which were unassailable,” Colonna wrote.
“Deedee had so much grit and energy. She was a great role model for women as a leader,” former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson told The Salt Lake Tribune. (http://bit.ly/1M1PEom) “She always said I can do the job as well as any man, even better.”