Originally written on Lakerholicz.com  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Dr. Jerry Buss will be honored at halftime of USC’s football game versus Boston College on Saturday, according to Kevin Ding and Janis Carr of the O.C. Register. Buss, a USC graduate, will be remembered as the marching band performs some of his favorite songs; the Laker Girls will also be present, according to Carr: USC grad Jerry Buss to be honored at Boston College-USC halftime Saturday w/band doing his favorite songs, including No. 1: "Just a Gigolo."— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) September 12, 2013 Jerry Buss will be honored by USC band at halftime of Trojans-Boston College game. Members of Buss family, along w/Laker Girls will be there— janis carr (@janiscarr) September 12, 2013 According to the Los Angeles Times, Buss had strong ties with USC, even after he left and moved onto other endeavors: USC officials said he gave millions of dollars to endow faculty positions, scholarships and fund facilities in the chemistry department, annually gave to the athletic department’s scholarship fund, donated money to various sports and the Trojans marching band and regularly attended home and away USC football games and track meets. Dr. Buss passed away earlier this year after losing a battle with cancer. The purple and gold won ten NBA championships during his tenure. USC’s marching band also made an appearance at Dr. Buss’ memorial service which was held at the Nokia Theatre shortly after his death. .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }
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