Tuesday, September 30, 2014
DAN GOOSSEN DIES AT 64; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY BOXING PROMOTER
Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who transformed his family's vacant San Fernando Valley field into a business that produced world champions, died Monday of complications from liver cancer, his family announced. He was 64.
"The sudden news of his diagnosis was very much a private matter, and his final days were spent surrounded by his family and closest friends," the Goossen family said in a statement. No other details were disclosed.
Goossen's large San Fernando Valley-based family of eight brothers and two sisters, reflected in the naming of his original company, Ten Goose Boxing. All of the siblings were involved in the business.
To read more, see LA Times article by Lance Pugmire, click HERE.