The man never turned down a chance to coach a team or help out his community.
Art Field passed away peacefully, with friends and family at his side, at the Trail Regional Hospital, July 14.
Art Field lost out to a long struggle with diabetes and heart failure.
“(Art) was one helleva guy dedicated to family, friends, community (and) education,” said close friend Lou DeRosa of Trail..
“Art was one of those guys who was always there,” said Jack Closkey of Castlegar, who coached against the Salmo Falcons skipper.