I always heard dad talk about Dean Smith. Last night was the first time I had the chance to meet him in person and hear him talk about dad. Dean knew their mutual friend, Joe Bliss, really well. He said that Joe Bliss would knock opponents out with body shots. He also talked about their monthly breakfast.
Dean was the CEO of RGJ Gannett until he moved to real estate. Dean thought the picture of dad in front of the Hug HS sign personified him best and I totally agree.