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Francis 'Bucko' Kilroy, 86, former Patriots scout, GM, who had long career in NFL

Former Patriots head coach Chuck Fairbanks (left) prepared for the NFL draft along with 'Bucko' Kilroy, who was the personnel director for New England in 1973. Former Patriots head coach Chuck Fairbanks (left) prepared for the NFL draft along with 'Bucko' Kilroy, who was the personnel director for New England in 1973. (GLOBE FILE PHOTO)
By Mike Reiss
Globe Staff / July 11, 2007

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Francis "Bucko" Kilroy, a longtime personnel executive for the New England Patriots who helped select some of the franchise's most accomplished players, died yesterday. He was 86. (Full article: 734 words)

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