Cec Luining

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Cec Luining
Born:(1931-06-28)June 28, 1931
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Died:November 20, 1998(1998-11-20) (aged 67)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G/E
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career history
As player
1954 1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards

Cecil Roy Luining (June 28, 1931 November 20, 1998) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. [1] After his football, he was a dairy retailer, a member of the Selkirk City Council, and president of the Gull Lake Ratepayers Association. [2] He died of a heart attack in 1998 after a Grey Cup parade in Winnipeg. [3] [4]

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References

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=luinicec001
  2. http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/luining_cr.shtml
  3. "Cecil Roy Luining, (19311998), Selkirk Journal, Monday, November 30, 1998, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
  4. Obituaries, Winnipeg Free Press, Monday, November 23, 1998, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada