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Shurmur name still present - {I will never forget}

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    Fritz influenced Eagles assistant
    By BOB McGINN
    bmcginn@journalsentinel.com
    Posted: Feb. 3, 2005

    Jacksonville, Fla. - Somewhere up above, Joe Shurmur and his older brother, Fritz, will be beaming with pride Sunday when the Super Bowl kicks off.

    Pat Shurmur, Joe's son and Fritz's nephew, is in his sixth season as a member of Andy Reid's coaching staff in Philadelphia and his third coaching Donovan McNabb and the Eagles quarterbacks.

    Just as Pat has carried on his uncle's legacy by coaching in the National Football League at the highest level, Fritz's only son, Scott, is practicing medicine just as his Uncle Joe did. He is a cardiologist in Omaha, Neb.

    "We always kind of giggle about that in our family," Fritz's widow, Peggy, said Thursday from her home a few miles north of Green Bay. "Rather than follow in their dads' footsteps these guys followed in their uncles' footsteps. Everybody in the family thinks the world of Pat. He
     
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