Hearts are heavy at the home of the St. Michael Albertville Knights and the North Wright County River Hawks, where a hockey coach has passed away from injuries related to a fall on the ice last month.

Coach Harv Graczyk changed the lives of many young hockey players.

Graczyk, who coached youth hockey in St. Michael, suffered a traumatic brain injury after hitting his head on the ice while coaching.

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On Saturday night, Graczyk's family updated his GoFundMe page that he had passed away.

Harv Graczyk
A local hockey coach has died after he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a fall during practice last month.

"With heavy hearts we say that our beloved Harold Graczyk has passed away. If there is a test for Angelhood, he surely aced it and is in good hands now. Heaven is lucky to have such a kind, supportive and generous man."

The funds raised on the page will now be going to funeral expenses. 

The GoFundMe page has a section for comments where people have been paying their respects.