EWU football player George Becker passes away over winter break

EWU football player George Becker passes away over winter break

CHENEY, Wash. – According to a statement from Eastern Washington University, freshman offensive lineman George Becker passed away in California over winter break.

“Eastern Washington University is saddened to learn of the death of George Becker, a freshman offensive lineman on the football team, over the winter break. The whole Eagle family extends its deepest sympathies and support to the Becker family.”

Becker’s high school issued the following statement:

“With a heavy heart GHS Football mourns the loss of one of our own, George Becker. He was truly one of the finest young men to have graced the halls and field here at GHS. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go to the extended family and the Becker’s – Clark, Kourtney, Jack, and Charlie who all hold a special place with Bulldog football. We love you and will miss you George!”

A service will be held for Becker in California this weekend.

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