La Conner sports community mourns loss of legendary Lynn Weidenbach
November 24, 2021
As is the case each November there is much anticipation here about the start of the La Conner High School basketball season.
But this year there is also a sense of loss – one far more pronounced than can be reflected on any scoreboard – around the school’s hoops programs.
Lynn Weidenbach, 81, who across several decades served various roles with both the La Conner boys’ and girls’ teams, died Nov. 8 after a brief illness. A memorial service celebrating his extraordinary life is tentatively scheduled for next summer.
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