Abbott Remembered in BDN Story

The Bangor Daily News has a story about alumna Carol Abbott, the mother of current UMaine athletic director Steve Abbott and the wife of former UMaine football coach and professor Walter Abbott, who died Friday. Carol Abbott earned an English degree in 1959 from UMaine, according to the story, where she met Walter Abbott, who became an assistant football coach for the Black Bears in 1960 and later assumed head coaching duties from 1967-75.

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