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Longtime Montana East-West Shrine Game volunteer Dennis McSweeney dies

Dennis McSweeney, long-time MT East-West Shrine Game volunteer dies
Posted at 5:25 PM, Apr 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 12:40:53-04

HELENA — Dennis McSweeney, a longtime member of the Algeria Shriners in Helena and a volunteer for the Montana East-West Shrine Game, died over the weekend.

MTN reached out to members of the East-West Shrine Game Board and a member of the Algeria Shrine in Helena who confirmed McSweeney’s passing. The cause of death has not been revealed.

John Hayes, a volunteer of the East-West Shrine Game and fellow Shriner, told MTN Sports McSweeney’s death was a shock to all. Hayes praised McSweeney’s contributions to not just the Shrine Game for more than a decade, but to communities all across Montana, and said that he will be sorely missed.