Uteck, Larry

A former speedster who was one of the last Canadians to play cornerback for Toronto. Served as St. Mary’s Athletic Director from 1982-97. Uteck’s remarkable leadership and vision were recognized when he was named a Member of the Order of Canada in October 2002. He had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 1997, and passed away in Halifax in December, 2002.