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Cancer takes life of CDO alum

On behalf of the Amphitheater community, the District's Governing Board members and the Superintendent wish to extend condolences to the family, friends and fans of Canyon del Oro graduate Chris Duncan, who died Sept. 6 from brain cancer.

Chris was a standout athlete at CDO. He played football and baseball and was part of the Dorado team that won the state baseball championship in 1997. He went on to play for the St. Louis Cardinals and helped the team win the World Series in 2006.

When he retired from the diamond, Chris developed a successful career as a sports radio commentator.

Chris and his brother, Shelley, were inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. Click here to hear Chris talk about growing up in Tucson, playing at CDO and about all of the people who contributed to his success.

Rest in peace, Chris Duncan. You will eternally be the Pride of Amphi.