SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - 2017 ended on a sad note at Santa Barbara High School as their former hitting coach George Rempe passed away on December 31 at the age of 73.
For 30 years he was a volunteer baseball coach for the Dons and was a great role model for the players.
Rempe was a retired attorney and began coaching with the Dons in 1985 and stepped down in 2015.
He battled several health issues throughout the years.
The Dons are planning a celebration of his life at the school in the near future.