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USBC Statement on the Death of Agnes Duffy

10 Apr, 2013


The United States Bowling Congress has released the following statement:

Agnes Duffy, a member of the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame, passed away Tuesday. She was 92.

The Sonoma, Calif., resident was inducted into the Women's International Bowling Congress (now USBC) Hall of Fame for meritorious service in 1987.

Duffy, a native of the Watertown, N.Y., area, served on the WIBC Board of Directors for 18 years leading up to her induction into the Hall of Fame, including five years as 1st vice president of WIBC. She served on 19 committees during that tenure, chairing seven of them, including the finance and budget committee.

In other national roles, Duffy served as an American Junior Bowling Congress director, National Bowling Council treasurer, National Bowling Hall of Fame and Museum director and president, Young American Bowling Alliance director and editor for the National Women's Bowling Writer's publication Knows for News.

Duffy also served in international capacities, including serving as auditor for the Federation Internationale des Quilleurs. On the local and state level, Duffy held various offices and is a member of three other halls of fame.

About the United States Bowling Congress: The United States Bowling Congress serves as the national governing body for the sport. USBC is a membership organization that provides standardized rules, regulations and benefits to make bowling fair and fun for everyone. The website is available at www.bowl.com.

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