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February 10, 2002

Butch Neumann

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Butch Neumann, a member of the 1956 U.S. Olympic cycling team, died Jan. 28 of an apparent heart attack while skiing in Utah. He was 69.

Neumann was a member of the U.S. team in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, and a member of the 1957 World Cycling Team.

Neumann later worked for 36 years for a St. Louis-area metallurgy company before retiring in 1998 and moving to Draper, Utah. In 1996, Neumann carried the Olympic torch as it made its way to the Atlanta Olympics.

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