Diabetes may have taken Paul Perez’s life late last month, but his legacy lives on in the hearts and lives of Coon Rapids’ young athletes.
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Paul Perez was more than a lifelong member of the athletic community in Coon Rapids.
Perez, 59, was heavily involved in the Coon Rapids Athletic Association and Coon Rapids National Little League as coach, official and administrator for more than four decades. He died as a result of diabetes complications June 30.
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