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John Thomas Lane

John Thomas LaneJohn Thomas LaneHigh School: John enjoyed a decorated prep career playing as a fullback on the Pueblo Catholic High School football team (1954-57)...He was a three-year letterman and member of the Parochial State Football Champions in 1956...He scored all 13 points in the championship game win over Regis (13-6).

College: Lane went on to play football at Marquette University (1957-60) where he received a degree in mechanical engineering.

Achievements:
- Awarded the Roberta Riley Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player) in 1956
- Awarded the Eno Fraterelli Trophy for the Most Popular Player
- Selected to the All-Southern Colorado Parochial League Team (1956)
- Selected to the Colorado All-State Football Team (1957)
- Awarded the Meritorious Athletic Award (1957)
- Offered Scholarships to attend Marquette University, University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Notre Dame, Kansas University, University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan.
- Played on one of the first inter-racial teams during the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.

Contributor:
- Pueblo School District 70 School Board Member (2000-2006)
- Pueblo Sanitation Board Member (2011-2018)
- VEBA Board (2010-2018)
- Pueblo Model Railroading Club (2012-2018)
- Youth Coach for 20+ years

Personal: John was born in Pueblo, CO in 1939...He lived for 78 years in Pueblo and was married to Margaret Ann Lane. John passed away in February 2018.

Click HERE to View John's Obituary

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