March 30, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -
A statement from University of Alabama President Dr. Judy L. Bonner and UA System Chancellor Dr. Robert E. Witt on former UA Director of Athletics Mal Moore, who passed away on Saturday, March 30, at the age of 73:
Dr. Judy L. Bonner, President, The University of Alabama
"Coach Moore was a transformational figure, a true visionary and a real friend to all who worked at The University of Alabama and loved it like Mal did. He was one of our best ambassadors and spent the vast majority of his life in service to his beloved Crimson Tide. Some people hope they can make a difference in life but Mal showed us all how to do it. Mal was a special friend to many and our collective thoughts and prayers are with his family, whom he loved with all of his heart."
Dr. Robert E. Witt, Chancellor, The University of Alabama System
"Mal Moore was a champion by every measure and his impact on his alma mater and his native state will be felt for many years to come. We greatly respect his constant commitment to excellence, his unwavering professional and personal integrity, and his lifetime of exemplary service. Sandee and I mourn the passing of our dear friend and we extend our deepest sympathies to Heather and their family."