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Published December 16, 2012, 10:33 PM

Denis "Izzy" Isrow passes away

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- One of the all-time greats at NDSU, athletic trainer Denis Isrow, passed away today following a battle with cancer.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- One of the all-time greats at NDSU, athletic trainer Denis Isrow, passed away today following a battle with cancer.

Izzy, as he was known, began as a teacher and coach at NDSU in 1963 and was the first full-time athletic trainer in the state of North Dakota. He's in multiple National Athletic Trainers' Hall of Fames, and the Bison athletic training facility at the Fargodome was renamed the Dr. Denis "Izzy" Isrow Bison Athletic Training Room in May 2011.

Isrow retired in 2002. He was 78 years old.

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