Bill Marcroft Death -Dead : Voice of the Utes’, Bill Marcroft has Died – .

By John Okoro | November 15, 2020

Bill Marcroft Death -Dead : Voice of the Utes’, Bill Marcroft has Died – .

Voice of the Utes’, Bill Marcroft has died , according to the following statements posted on social media on November. 15, 2020.

“Utah Basketball🏀 (w/ 😷) on Twitter: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of the ‘Voice of the Utes’, Bill Marcroft. Our thoughts are with Marcroft’s family and friends. RIP Legend. ”

Tributes 

Kyle Whittingham wrote 
So sad to hear the news of my good friend Bill Marcroft’s passing. He was an icon of Utah Athletics for so many years and leaves an incredible legacy behind. Sending love to his family. He will be greatly missed.

Bill Riley wrote 
Rest In Peace to a True Utah Man! Bill Marcroft was the soundtrack of Utah Football and Hoops for generations of Utah Fans! It was my pleasure to know him and work with him! Legend!

Steve Klauke @slbeesradio wrote 
With the passing of Bill Marcroft today, I wish that the Utah Sports Hall of Fame would finally find spots for Bill, Paul James and Hot Rod Hundley. It’s not a true Utah Sports HOF without those three being inducted.

Utah Athletics wrote
Today we mourn the passing of longtime radio play-by-play voice Bill Marcroft. He graduated from @UUtah in 1952, began to work on athletics broadcasts in 1966, and called 440 Utah football games and 1,088 men’s basketball games:

Jimmy Soto wrote 
So long to my friend Bill Marcroft. Plenty of memories together with our South High connection, talks on the road during my playing days, rounds of golf & the time in my home when he gave me guidance before my first Ute radio call. Bill is the Ute of all Utes and will be missed!

Emily wrote 
I still have a cassette tape with Bill Marcroft and @Coach_Keith44 final interview after the 1997 Elite 8 loss. Bill was a staple in our home growing up as we had to listen to many games on the radio. He helped me fall in love with Utah sports. Im sad today.

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