(NEWS & OBSERVER) Danny Lotz, the son-in-law of evangelist Billy Graham, was a member of North Carolina’s undefeated national championship men’s basketball team in 1957, but he was remembered equally on Wednesday, the day he died, for his faith and for and positively affecting the lives of others. He was 78.
His widow, Anne Graham Lotz, announced Lotz’s death in a post on her website. She wrote that her husband “had moved to our Father’s House.”
Lotz’s death drew condolences from a wide spectrum. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory in a statement described Lotz as a “North Carolina legend.” The UNC athletic department wrote that Lotz was “a true gentleman and beloved member of our Tar Heels family.”
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