A Message From The Family Of Tommy Hawkins

A Message From The Family Of Tommy Hawkins

A Message From The Family of Tommy Hawkins

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 18, 2017) – On behalf of the Hawkins Family, we wish to thank the University of Notre Dame, the Peter O'Malley Family and historic Dodgertown, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jeanie Buss and the Lakers organization, Steve Hathaway and the Los Angeles Athletic Club, Sam Lagana and Pepperdine University, UCLA, the Associated Press, ESPN, and each of you who have reached out to us with expressions of love and appreciation for Tommy. We are grateful for the messages of comfort and condolences as we mourn Tommy's passing and adjust to life without his considerable presence.

We are planning two celebrations of his well-lived life: One to be held in Los Angeles, CA and one in South Bend, IN. We will make an announcement of dates, times, and locations in the next few weeks.

Thank you and God bless,
Layla, Neda & Kevin and the Hawkins Family

Information on Memorial Services will be distributed in the next few weeks and will be posted on the John R. Wooden Award website at www.woodenaward.com

Please respect the privacy of the family at this time. Thank you.

For more information, contact: Ernest Baskerville – Director of the John R. Wooden Award –at (213) 630-5231  or Sam Lagana at (310) 506-4454.


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  • commented 2017-10-28 22:50:02 -0700
    My condolences to the Hawkins family for the loss of Tommy. I would love to attend the event in LA, it has not past already. I do need some notice as I run a company full time

    Giffy DB Kabat
    Lifelong Irish fan
    Father and company owner
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