By Johnny B’
Thursday August 11th boxing lost an icon with the passing of Sean Curtin, formerly from Grayslake Illinois. Curtin, a former amateur and professional boxer, as well as boxing official, was in past years, the head of the C.Y.O. (Catholic Youth Organization) amateur boxing program. Sean later became head of the Illinois Athletic Commissiion. He also was the co-author of several published boxing books.
After Curtin retired from the Illinois boxing commission, he moved to the state of Michigan where he worked as a professional boxing referee and judge. Funeral details to be announced.