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Dillon football coach Steve Vezina passes away

Posted at 5:45 PM, Sep 02, 2017

One of the most beloved high school football coaches in all of Montana passed away Friday morning.

Steve Vezina, a former football coach at Dillon, was diagnosed with prostate, colon and liver cancer in November of 2013. Not even his illness could pull him away from football, though. He wore a travel bag full of fluids, so he could coach practices for the East-West Shrine Game. He was a larger-than-life personality and touched so many.

On the night of his death, the Dillon Beavers gave him something to smile about, as they defeated Polson 21-7.