Longtime Dons baseball coach George Rempe passes away

George Rempe passes away at the age of 73

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.

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