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September 29, 1926 - January 4, 2013
| Age 86
The Associated Press
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pete Elliott, the longest-tenured executive director in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's history, has died. He was 86.
Elliott served as the museum's director from 1979-1996 and continued as a member of the Hall's board of trustees in his retirement. Elliott also was head football coach at Illinois from 1960-66.
"Pete was beloved by the entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family, including the staff, board of trustees and the Hall of Fame...
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