Charles John McCurran, born May 16, 1941, in Newark, N.J., passed away on May 30, 2017, at his home in Gainesville, Ga. "Bud," as he was lovingly known, graduated from Seton Hall Prep School in West Orange, N.J. in 1960. He received a football scholarship from Villanova University where he played linebacker and competed in two bowl games including the 1961 Sun Bowl.
Upon graduation, he served in the United States Coast Guard. His civilian career began at Richardson-Merrell (Vicks). He later transitioned to Proctor and Gamble as part of the acquisition of Vicks. He retired from IRI in Connecticut and moved to Georgia in 2000.