Packers announce the passing of the former coach

This past Saturday, a former employee of the Green Bay Packers passed away.

Former Packers assistant coach and scout Burt Gustafson passed suddenly just a few days ago at the age of 96, according to Richard Ryman of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Gustafson served in a variety of roles with the squad from 1971 until 1989. Before switching to coaching special teams in 1977, 

he joined the squad as the linebackers coach. He remained a scout for the team after that until 1989.

Gustafson earned 12 letters in football, basketball, and track at Northern Michigan University before signing with the Packers.

Nash Funeral Home is in charge of making funeral arrangements, according to the Packers' official websiteWe are praying for Gustafson's family and friends.

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