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Bristol resident and former UMaine women’s basketball star dies of cancer at 42

Former UMaine women’s basketball star with ‘a heart of gold’ dies of cancer at 42 | Bangor Daily News

Stacey Porrini Clingan of Bristol was a vital component in the University of Maine’s ascension to a perennial NCAA tournament team during a basketball career that spanned 1993-1997.

At 6-foot-4, she was a difference-maker in the paint, a game-changer.

Clingan died on Tuesday after a long bout with breast cancer. She was 42.

“She was a great teammate and a great friend,” said former teammate Rita Sullivan, a Bangor native who lives in Portland and works for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

“She was the kind of person you could call if you needed help. She was very positive and very upbeat. She never complained. And she had a great sense of humor,” Sullivan added.

Read the full report here.

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