Rod Dedeaux Funeral Service Announced

Jan. 6, 2006

LOS ANGELES- A funeral service for legendary USC baseball coach Rod Dedeaux, who died Thursday (Jan. 5) at age 91, will be held on Jan. 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles (555 W. Temple St.).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, which promotes amateur athletics, at 1430 So. Eastman Ave., Los Angeles 90023.

In his 45-year tenure at USC (1942-86), Dedeaux led the Trojans to a record 11 national championships, coached nearly 60 future major leaguers and was an ambassador for baseball's international popularity.

A memorial service for Dedeaux will be held on the USC campus at Dedeaux Field at a to-be-announced date this spring.

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