Devan Bogard Death – Obituary: Former Glenville standout and current assistant coach at Elyria High School Devan Bogard has suddenly passed away on Tuesday 12th October in an apartment fire in Elyria at the age of 27.
Former Glenville standout and current assistant coach at Elyria High School Devan Bogard has suddenly passed away on Tuesday 12th October in an apartment fire in Elyria at the age of 27.
Bogard was an exceptional human being who made an impact on the students and staff at Insight. Mr. B is best known for his talent on the football field, but those who knew him would tell you how special his talent was off the field. Mr. B held a Masters in Special Education, prioritized family above all, and would have given the shirt off his back to those in need.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Bogard much hurt. In that mourning spirit, concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family
Tributes To Devan Bogard
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Bogard as people mourn the passing.
Our updated story from yesterday’s fatal fire. De’Van Bogard was the linebacker and weightlifting coach for football at Elyria High School. He played football for Ohio State University as a defensive back and was a four-star recruit out of Glenville High School in Cleveland in 2012. However, his time at Ohio State was plagued by three torn ACLs.
I cannot believe I’m making this post but today we’ve lost a Phenomenal Special Needs Teacher, Elyria Assistant Football Coach, Mentor, Motivational Speaker, Ohio State Football player, Great Father and Great Son…a true inspiration to many!! I will never forget Mr De’van Bogard!! He didn’t hesitate when I presented an opportunity for him to speak to our youth He impacted so many lives!! Life is so short. Love on one another often. Prayers of Strength and Peace unto his family, close friends, and loved ones. We are going to miss you Mista B Gotta be honest, I’m not comprehending this one at all but we have to lean not unto our own understanding.
Elyria City Schools
With profound sadness, we are attempting to process the tremendous loss of a very beloved football coach, De’van Bogard. We can’t say enough how loved, admired and respected he was by the Elyria Schools community and most especially by the athletes, coaches and families involved in Elyria Pioneer Football. The team is grieving his tragic death. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. We are deeply grateful for the impact he’s had on the football program and its many athletes and students.
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Family privacy should be respected at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the passing of Bogard.