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Services set for Western New York sports icon Dick Gallagher

He also spent decades working in the addiction treatment field, with special attention to young people.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Mass of Christian Burial for Western New York high school sports icon Dick Gallagher is set for Monday.

Gallagher passed away at the age of 79 after a lengthy illness. 

He also spent decades working in the addiction treatment field, with special attention to young people. 

Mass begins at 11:30 a.m. at St. Amelia's Catholic in the Town of Tonawanda. 

Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be in place.

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