BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Fans, athletes and friends at Burnsville High School have lost an important member of the family.

Dick Hanson, the Hall of Fame coach who won five state titles, passed away Tuesday at the age of 80.

KARE 11's Randy Shaver met Hanson in 1983 and covered three of those state titles.

"He was a great coach, an award-winning teacher, but a better man," Shaver said.

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