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The Associated Press | December 29, 2015

Carl Izzo, father of Michigan State's Tom Izzo, dies at 90

APPLETON, Wis. — Carl Izzo, father of Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, has died. He was 90.

Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Homes of Iron Mountain, Michigan, confirmed Izzo died on Monday, adding that funeral arrangements are pending.

Carl Izzo worked at Tony Izzo & Sons, a business that repaired shoes, according to a 2008 story in The Grand Rapid Press. The business also installed carpets and awnings, according to the newspaper. Tony Izzo & Sons employed the future basketball coach from sixth grade through his sophomore year at Northern Michigan University.

 

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