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Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach
Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach

Timothy O. Pierce Sr., a swimming coach and retired English teacher at Loyola Blakefield, where he headed its middle school, died of cancer Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The resident of the Hampton section of Towson was 71. He was a co-founder of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club and trained a generation of Baltimore's swimmers. "He truly cared for the whole person. He was interested in your swimming, but he was more interested in the whole person," said John A. Cadigan, a friend and coaching colleague who lives in Lutherville. "He was a leader in the swimming community. He was a great administrator too and was generous with his time." Born in Baltimore and...

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