Frank Deford Dies at Age 78

Meghan’s Light mourns the loss of Frank Deford whose daughter Alex lost her fight to CF at the age of 8. Frank Deford was a great sports journalist and President and CEO of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He was a longtime commentator on NPR’s Morning Edition and a sponsor of the Meghan’s Light 5k/Family Fun Run for the past two years. Please see Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

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