A Michigan athletics usher loses battle with covid-19

Robert Zavala, a dedicated member of the University of Michigan’s “event team” — the group of people who work the stadiums at Michigan sporting events — caught COVID-19 in November and died. He was just 49 years old.

Through his co-workers and others who knew him well, I tell Robert’s story, linked below.

A beloved usher, and the COVID death that rocked Michigan athletics

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