Celebration of Life for Golf Coach Leo Murray

Family and friends are invited to honor the life of Shrewsbury High School Golf Coach Leo Murray.

Friends and family members are invited to gather for a celebration of Leo Murray's life at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club, 284 East Temple St., Boylston on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, according to the Daily Shrewsbury.

Murray, a golf coach at , died on Thursday, April 5.

He leaves his two children: a daughter Meaghan R. Murray of Oxford and a son Zachary W. Murray of Holden, his close companion Adrienne Nys of Holden, his former wife Carol Murray of Shrewsbury, two brothers, Steven Murray of Bellingham and Mark Murray of West Boylston, a sister Patricia Kreckie of Braintree, along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

"Coach Murray was a great person, coach and mentor," said Shrewsbury Director of Athletics. "He prepared his athletes not only for success on the golf course but for success in life. It was amazing to see the relationships he would make with his athletes, opponents and community members. I will truly miss Coach Murray’s friendship, dedication and commitment to the Shrewsbury Community and myself. No matter what the event a person would attend at SHS, you would always see Coach Murray there with a smile on his face. Coach Leo Murray was the true definition of a great coach!"

Murray was active in the SHS Athletic Booster Association and was the chairperson of the annual golf tournament. Murray was an outstanding role model for student athletes and served as an outstanding mentor to our younger coaches, said Shrewsbury High School Principal Todd Bazydlo in a letter to the high school community.

Private funeral arrangements have been made.

The family is asking for donations in his memory to be made to the Shrewsbury High School Athletic Booster Association, 64 Holden St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.

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