CRAIG FERTIG MEMORIAL SERVICE SET FOR OCT. 20 AT GALEN CENTER
Oct. 7, 2008
LOS ANGELES - A memorial service for former USC quarterback, assistant coach and administrator Craig Fertig will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. in USC's Galen Center (at the corner of Jefferson and Figueroa).
Complimentary parking is available in campus structures 2 (on Flower, between Jefferson and Exposition), X (on Figueroa at McCarthy Way) and D (on Jefferson across from the Shrine Auditorium). Attendees should alert the parking guard that they are attending Fertig's memorial service.
The Craig Fertig Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in the USC Athletic Department. Donations can be sent to Ron Orr, USC Athletic Department, Heritage Hall 203, Los Angeles, Calif. 90089-0602.
For those who would like to share a favorite memory of Fertig, remembrance letters for inclusion in a memory book for his family also can be sent to Orr or brought to the memorial service.
Fertig died this past Saturday (Oct. 4) at the age of 66. His involvement with the Trojans spanned 5 decades, from his time as a quarterback (he threw the game-winning touchdown pass in the comeback upset over Notre Dame in 1964) to an assistant coach (he was on the staff of 2 national championship teams) to an assistant athletic director to a television analyst.