Former Plano Football Head Coach Butch Cotter has died. He passed away on April 10. Cotter also worked in sales at WSPY radio for a time. Cotter was the first football coach to take the Plano Reapers to the playoffs. According to an obituary, Cotter also taught and coached in Pontiac and Peotone. He eventually left coaching to be become high school Principal at Seneca High School in 1982.
According to a social media post by the Seneca High School FFA program, Cotter was essential in beginning the school's agriculture education and FFA programs.
In 2007 Cotter retired from education and began working as a business development officer at Flanagan State Bank. About ten years year, Cotter retired and moved to Maryland to be close to his daughter Anna Egan and her family.
Butch and his wife Diane recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary. He was born Harlan Earl Cotter in 1948 in Avon, IL. The family will hold a private ceremony in Maryland. Butch Cotter was 73.
You can read Butch Cotter's full obituary by clicking here.