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“Coach Hackett was my football coach. He inspired me to play even though I had a serious foot problem that bugged me constantly. I was only able to...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Lawson - Collinsville, TX

“One person can and will impact the lives of others. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Rosie Enos - granddaughter

“I wish to add my "Thanks" in behalf of the countless number of Eastside Albuquerque youths who had the privilege of being mentored into adulthood by...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Donald E. Garcia - Redmond, WA

4 of 22 | Posted by: JAMES E. THOMSON - SANTA FE, NM

“My love goes out to all the family. Grandpa will be remembered and missed. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Theresa - Beaverton, OR

“Our sincere love, prayers, and condolences to the family on the loss of this fine man. Dot and I join you in the remembrances of Coach Hackett. I...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Lawson - Albuquerque, NM

“Since I received this sad news the Hackett Family has been in my prayers. There are many things that money can't buy, but prayer and memories can...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Sig McCain - 1954 HHS graduate

“Web was one of your inspirations, we could see how he believed in you, worked as hard as he could to be the best, and never believed he could be...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Corky Loudat - Students

“I will certainly miss Coach Hackett. He was always such an inspiration to me with his competitive spirit all these years ! We talked on the phone...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Frankie Gere - Castro Valley, CA

“As with everyone else I was sadden by the passing of Coach. He was a great friend, mentor and confidant to many of us. His continuing drive in life...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Morys "Peaches" Hines - NM

“Coach: You know now, if you didn't before, how much you taught me that day 57 years ago when you had faith in me. By your actions that day you...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Rear Admiral Bruce A. Black

“As a child I watched the best softball pitcher and hitter at Murphy Field. Then I watch the janitor at Sacred Heart Elementary ride his bike to work...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: John Cordova

“I hadn't realized how much of an impact this man had on so many lives. He will be missed by many. Especially by one in particular my mother, Margaret...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Renee

“Coach will be missed by all of us. I was so saddened to learn of his passing. I was always remembered as the skinny kid who didn't play any of the...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Dill - Fairview, TX

“Mary Claire, I am so sorry to hear of Hugh's death. What a wonderful life he had, leaving behind so many memories for his students and those who...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Sally Hubbell Siebert - Wilton, CT

“Coach was my friend and our friend, and someone we could count on. He was a real help in helping me grow up. I enjoyed being on his track teams and...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Doug Simpson - Greenwood, IN

“Coach Hackett taught me immensely about the importance of dedication, family and faith during my years under his coaching. He lives on in the lives...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Jones - Monte Vista, CO

“The most unforgettable person who made such positive impact on my life is my coach, Hugh Hackett. I will always have wonderful memories of our fifty...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Ron Pies - Tempe, AZ

“I love you Grandpa and will miss you very much. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Doug Hackett - TX

“Thanks for everything coach. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Arreguin - student

“Coach Hackett and Mary Clare have become dear friends, calling nearly every day during the past six years. Coach celebrated his last five birthdays...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Corky & Gayle Kindsvater - CA

“On behalf of the French Family of Companies, we offer our deepest condolences. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Konrad Tweeten - Albuquerque, NM

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HACKETT - Hugh Hackett, age 90 of Albuquerque, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Mary Clare of Albuquerque; six sons, Michael David of Albuquerque, Patrick and his wife Anita of El Paso TX, Steve and his wife Anita of Placitas, and Gregory Dean and his wife Liz of Rio Rancho, Tom Faddis of Colorado and David Faddis and his wife Lulu of La Quinta, California; 3 daughters, Margaret Mary of Hawaii, Mary Ann of Roswell, Kathy of Albuquerque; He was preceded in death by his sons Hugh Jr. and Timothy. Coach Hackett’s legacy will be honored with a public visitation at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 4020 Lomas, NE on Tuesday, December 28, at 5:30 p.m. followed by a rosary and tribute service at 7:00 p.m.. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church on Wednesday morning, December 29 at 9:00 a.m.. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit the online guestbook for Hugh at www.RememberTheirStory.com.
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