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Dick Buerkle Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko.As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Dick Buerkle.

Dick Buerkle: During his time in college he was a three-time NCAA All-American who finished third at three NCAA finals: The 1969 & 1970 indoor two-mile race & at the 1970 outdoor three-miler. He won the men’s Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games in 3:58.4.https://t.co/3qJ6B27UxV pic.twitter.com/Wls256SfNP

Although I knew this would be coming soon, it was still sad to read this morning that my friend Dick Buerkle died. (Me, Kyle Heffner, Tony Sandoval & Dick Buerkle together at the 2008 reunion of the 1980 Olympic Track & Field Team).

Rest In Peace: Dick Buerkle, who at one time held the world indoor track and field record for the mile and twice qualified for the United States Olympic team, died Monday morning. He was 72. He was coached by the famous Jumbo Elliot while at Villanova.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

More details have not been released about this death. We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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