Former Eagles president Harry Gamble passes away

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Former Eagles executive Harry Gamble passed away on Tuesday morning, the club announced.

Gamble, 83, was the Eagles’ G.M. in 1985 and its president from 1986 through 1994. He also coached the University of Pennsylvania’s football team from 1971 through 1980.

Said Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie: “Harry is a legendary football figure in the city of Philadelphia and South Jersey. He was an excellent football coach, executive and philanthropist, but he will be remembered most for his warm personality, his strong character and his love for his family. He will be sorely missed.”

Gamble’s son, Tom, is the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel.

Harry Gamble is survived by three grandchildren, two children and his wife, Joan.