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Sol Nepsky

February 27, 1927 — January 17, 2009

Sol Nepsky

Sol Nepsky passed away on January 17, 2009 in his Glendale, Arizona home.  He was born on February 27, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Nathan and Carrie (Evanson) Nepsky.  Sol was 81.   As a young man, Sol was a talented football player and was drafted by the San Francisco 49?ers in 1947.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1948-1950, in the Tank Destroyer Division.  He also played football for the Army.   Sol married Renee Pritsky in 1950 and they moved to Phoenix from Los Angeles in 1958.  Sol attended ASU and was the founder and head coach for the Phoenix Dolphin Swim Club for many years.  He worked for the Athletic Department of the Maryvale High School, from which he retired in 1989.   Sol was a member of the Arizona Athletic Association and was very proud of his coaching ability and accomplishments.  He was an avid stamp collector and enjoyed horse and dog racing.  He also enjoyed traveling with his dear wife, Renee, who preceded him in death in 2003.   Sol is survived by his sons and their wives: Neil and Carolyn of Prescott, AZ; Craig and Anne of Flagstaff, AZ; and Eric and June of Telluride, CO; he is also survived by his 5 grandchildren, Taylor, Ariel, Nathan, Patrick and David, and his beautiful four-footed family ?The Cats?.

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