Funeral for Ron Fraser scheduled

Funeral mass for 'Wizard of College Baseball' will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Funeral arrangements for Ron Fraser, who coached baseball at the University of Miami for 30 seasons, have been set.

The visitation will be held at Stanfill Funeral Homes, located at 10545 S. Dixie Highway in Miami, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, located at 5601 S. Flamingo Road in Southwest Ranches, at 10 a.m. Monday.

"A Celebration of the Life of Ron Fraser" will be held Sat., Feb. 23 on the University of Miami campus. Details will be announced at a later date.

Fraser, who led the Hurricanes to the 1982 and 1985 College World Series titles, coached Miami from 1963-92, amassing a 1,271-438-9 record and ended his career as the third-winningest coach in NCAA history.

Friends and fans of the man nicknamed "The Wizard of College Baseball" can make contributions to the Ron Fraser Wizard Fund by clicking here.