Green Bay Packers great Fred Carr dies at 71, leaving legacy at South Mountain, in south Phoenix
Fred Carr, one of the greatest athletes ever to come out of Arizona and one of the best players in Green Bay Packers history, died on Monday. He was 71.
He had been suffering from dementia and prostate cancer, his daughter, Karsetta Carr, said.
Carr starred in three sports at Phoenix South Mountain High in the 1960s, before helping lead Phoenix College to a national championship his freshman year.
He went on to play football and basketball at Texas Western (now UTEP) before playing linebacker for the Packers for nine seasons, starting in 1968.
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