In Memory

Phil Taber



 
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05/10/15 03:33 PM #1    

Randy Sanders

I knew Phil mainly from football & Track. Opening kickoff, our Freshman year against Moon Valley, game #3, we were running down the field having just kicked off the football. Phil was to my Left, the outside man on the Line, he said, "move over" to the right, so I moved over & soomeone from out of nowhere, blindsided me by roll blocking my Legs while running full speed. my head & helmet hit the ground behind the guy while he had my Legs locked, vertically. I snapped, tore & otherwise destroyed both of my knees simultaneously. my Life has never been the same.

Later, after graduation Phil ended up replacing me on the ASU soccer Club as a right full back, defense. same problem. I still had bad knees, so I was not very good. Phil, evidently, played soccer the same way he Lived Life. at Full Speed. he ran head long into the wooden goal supports at one game. I dont know the exact extent of his Injuries, but he ended up killing himself, from This head Injury.

He Lived Life at Full Speed. hell of a nice guy. was it Nude Toga or Nude Yoga? he didnt wear much for the graduation ceremony. he is definitely an Inspiration on how to Live Life full out.


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