Doug Allen Statement on the Passing of Gene Upshaw

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Doug Allen Statement on the Passing of Gene Upshaw
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement of Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen on the Passing of the Legendary Gene Upshaw

Los Angeles, August 21, 2008 —
The following statement by Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen on the passing of the legendary Gene Upshaw was posted today. Allen was a close personal friend and associate of Upshaw’s working as Assistant Executive Director with the NFL Players Association for more than 2 decades.

“Gene Upshaw was a good friend, an inspiring leader and a tireless and effective champion of players in the NFL. I can't imagine a world without Gene's larger than life presence.ˇ

Contact:
Pamela Greenwalt
Screen Actors Guild
(323) 440-2892