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Former JFF President Perry passes

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 3:37 PMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer -

Tributes are pouring in for former Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Hugh Perry, a Portlander, who reportedly died peacefully at hospital this morning.

Perry, who served as JFF president from 1981 to 1983, will be remembered for a longtime for his invaluable contribution to the development of football and cricket, as an administrator and also as one who volunteered his service to the growth of both sports in Portland.

Perry was also honoured for his contribution to football and cricket in 2019 at the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Awards.

At the time of his passing, Perry was a trustee of the Jamaica Lay Magistrates Association. He also served as treasures of the Portland Chamber of Commerce, member of the Titchfield high school Board, President of the hospital Board, and also a director of the Portland chamber of Commerce.

He was 80 years old.