Rick Klassen, Canadian football player, Died at 59


Rick Klassen was born on July 25, 1959 and died on December 10, 2016.

He was a defensive lineman.

He played in the Canadian Football League for the BC Lions from 1981–1987, 1989–1990 and Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1988.

During 2003, he was voted a member of the B.C. Lions All-Time Dream Team, at defensive tackle, as part of the team’s 50th season anniversary celebration.

On July 19, 2007, Rick was inducted onto B.C. Lions Wall of Fame at BC Place Stadium as a part of the 1985 Grey Cup championship team.

Rick died from cancer.

Rick Klassen passed away at 57 years old.