Former B.C. Lions standout Rick Klassen dies at age 57

By Earl Seitz
December 10, 2016 - 10:38am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 7:02pm

KAMLOOPS — Former BC Lion defensive lineman Rick Klassen has died at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer.

Klassen played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League, nine with the BC Lions, winning a Grey Cup in 1985, and one season with the Saskatchewan Rough Riders.

Klassen is on the BC Lions All-Time Dream Team and also on the BC Lions Wall of Fame.

Rick Klassen's son Chad is a video journalist with CFJC Today.

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