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Lute Olson

AKA Robert Luther Olson

Born: 22-Sep-1934
Birthplace: Mayville, NC
Died: 27-Aug-2020
Location of death: Tucson, AZ
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wildcats Head Coach, 1983-2008

Wife: Bobbi Russell (m. 27-Nov-1953, d. 1-Jan-2001 ovarian cancer, three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Vicki
Daughter: Jody
Daughter: Christi
Son: Greg
Son: Steve
Wife: Christine Jack Toretti (m. 12-Apr-2003, filed for div. 2007)

    High School: Grand Forks Central High School, Grand Forks, ND
    University: Augsburg College (1956)
    Coach: Head Coach, Long Beach City College (1969-73)
    Coach: Head Coach, California State University Long Beach (1973-74)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Iowa (1974-83)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Arizona (1983-2008)

    Basketball Hall of Fame 2002

    He Got Game (1-May-1998) · Himself
    The Sixth Man (28-Mar-1997) · Himself

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