Larry Haylor Death, Former Western Mustangs football head coach Larry Haylor passes away at 76

By | January 8, 2022

Larry Haylor Death, cause of death – Larry Haylor was a Canadian college football coach. He coached the Western Ontario Mustangs from 1984 to 2006. He was Canadian Interuniversity Sport football’s winningest head coach until he was surpassed in 2011 by Brian Towriss, and he retired with a career record of 178-43-4 as head coach.

Larry Haylor, who guided the Western Mustangs to two Vanier Cup titles as head coach, has died at the age of 76. An official at Western said late Friday that Haylor had suffered a heart attack Thursday.

Haylor’s passing is the second big blow to Western football. Former head coach Darwin Semotiuk passed away earlier this week, also at the age of 76.

Larry Haylor Death, Former Western Mustangs football head coach Larry Haylor passes away at 76

Haylor took over as head coach at Western from Semotiuk in 1984. Haylor, of Prince Albert, Sask., played quarterback at the University of Saskatchewan.

He led the Mustangs to eight Yates Cup championships between 1985 and 1998 and Vanier Cup titles in 1989 and 1994.

Haylor retired as Western’s head coach in 2006 with a record of 178-47-4. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2014.