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Bobby Conroy, 49; philanthropist quarterbacked for BC High and Columbia

Bobby Conroy passed for 920 yards as a junior at Columbia University in 1979, then one of the highest single-season yardage marks in the program's history. Bobby Conroy passed for 920 yards as a junior at Columbia University in 1979, then one of the highest single-season yardage marks in the program's history.
By Marvin Pave
Globe Correspondent / October 31, 2008

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Bobby Conroy was a quarterback at Boston College High School and Columbia University who never bragged about his athletic accomplishments, a loyal soccer dad who sometimes was the last parent standing in the pouring rain to watch his son play and a devout Christian whose faith guided him throughout his life and strengthened him in his final days. (Full article: 943 words)

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