Wednesday, 15 August 2018 18:44

Maine women's basketball mourns the death of super fan, Mr. Robinson

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ORONO - The University of Maine athletics and women's basketball community is mourning the loss of one of its biggest fans Wednesday.

Gary Robinson, a lifetime Black Bears women's basketball fan passed away Tuesday night.


Known as Mr. Robinson, him and his wife's fandom was intercontinental. The couple traveled with the team on their trip to Italy a few years ago.


The two were also season ticket holders. Members of the Black Bear community took to social media to express their condolences for the Robinson family.


Women's basketball head coach Amy Vachon saying, "Mr. Robinson was one of the kindest men I've ever known. Thoughts and prayers to his entire family, especially Mrs. Robinson."

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