Red Lion to honor Ronald E. 'Abe' Fitzkee with large print outside of Fitzkee Center


The Red Lion Area School District and Red Lion Area Senior High School will honor one of its legendary athletic figures this week.

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A large canvas print bearing the image of Ronald E. "Abe" Fitzkee will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, outside of the Fitzkee Center entrance.

Fitzkee is a 1947 graduate of Red Lion and an icon in the local community. He served the school district in various roles over many decades as both a coach and an administrator.

Fitzkee will be shown his image for the first time on Tuesday. The print will hang prominently outside of the gymnasium entrance. A few remarks will be given during the brief ceremony.