Former 49ers president dies at 92

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Associated Press

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 6:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 19 at 6:01 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Lou Spadia, a longtime executive with the San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 92.

The team announced his death on Monday. No further details were provided.

Spadia worked for the 49ers for more than 30 years, serving as team president from 1967-76. Spadia, who grew up in San Francisco, also founded the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.

A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Saint Pius Catholic Church in Redwood City.

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