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Former Menlo-Atherton High School football coach dies at 87

Original post made on Dec 31, 2008

Arthur Ernest Boettcher, who won the first South Peninsula Athletic League (SPAL) championship for Menlo-Atherton High School in 1964, died Dec. 25 at Stanford Medical Center. He was 87. Mr. Boettcher taught mathematics and coached football at M-A from 1953 to 1984. He was named coach of the year by the SPAL in 1964.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 30, 2008, 11:30 PM

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Posted by George Justice
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:59 am

Mr. Boettcher was a nice man who took some interest in his students. I remember him trying to get the best out of us all. George Justice, Class of 1965


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