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Legendary Packers PR Dir Lee Remmel Passes Away At 90 Years Old

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15

Former Packers PR Dir LEE REMMEL , who "witnessed the emergence of the historic franchise, later covered icons CURLY LAMBEAU and VINCE LOMBARDI for the Green Bay Press-Gazette and then served as one of the club's great ambassadors, died at age 90" on Thursday, according to Tom Silverstein of th...

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