Deacon “Coach” John R. Deti

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Longtime Laramie resident John Reid Deti, 80, died on Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Cheyenne.

John was born in Laramie on August 2, 1939 to John and Marguerite “Babe” Deti.

He attended Laramie High School, where he excelled in athletics. He was an All-State football player at quarterback and led the Plainsmen to the state championship in 1957. He was All-State in basketball, and took second place in the state wrestling tournament as a freshman. John earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Chadron State University, and a master’s degree in education as well as a Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming.

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