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2005-07-29
Passing of a Former ACF President

Lester A. Balderson died Thursday morning July 28, 2005. He served as ACF President for 17 years and Secretary 4 years prior to that. Les donated much of his personal time to administrative matters for the ACF. He was also a fine master player, and participated on the U.S. team in International Matches as recent as 2001. He was a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. and served in the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres during World War II. Les was a friend to many. For those of you that would like to send a sympathy card to his wife of 54 years, Barbara Balderson, the address is--6517 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va 23226. Les's funeral was Monday, August 1 at 1 p.m.

Richard Beckwith,
ACF Player Rep