| Overall UK Wins: 1 | Overall UK Losses: 0 | Win % 100 |
Date of Birth: August 22, 1945
Date of Death: August 6, 2019
Hometown: Denver, CO
Alma Mater: Metro State College
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|12/12/1981||Kentucky at Kansas||W||77 - 74 OT||20||18||17||23||0||2||None||Woody Mayfield, Stanley Reynolds and Burrell Crowell|
Obituary - Tribute Archive (Fairmount Funeral Home)
Shurwood Stanley Reynolds was born in Savannah, GA on August 22, 1945 to the union of the late Pete and Christine Reynolds. Stan was a three-sport athlete and graduate of Manual High School. He obtained A.A. from Northeastern Junior College; B.A. from Metro State College and his M.Ed. from Colorado State College.
Mr. Reynolds was a lifelong educator in Denver Public Schools. He started his career at Mitchell Elementary and worked his way up from classroom teacher to become principal of Ellis Elementary, Columbian Elementary, Garden Place Elementary, Hallett Academy and finally Greenwood Academy before retiring in 2003. In 1994 he received the Governor's Award for "excellence in education" and in 1995 his school was recognized by RedBook Magazine as one of America's Best Schools.
Stanley also had a dual career serving as an NCAA basketball official. Mr. Reynolds officiated mainly with major west coast college conferences including the Big 12, WAC, Mountain West and PAC 12. He was selected yearly to work the NCAA Men's Tournament and was a founding member of Denver Association of Black Basketball Officials (DABBO) which was primarily focused on helping advance black officials in both the high school and collegiate ranks.
Shurwood departed this life on August 6, 2019. He is survived by Wilma, his loving wife of 52 years. Two sons: Shurwood II and Sheldon (Chinika) Reynolds. Four Siblings: Jesse, Anthony "Ricky", Lori "Annie", and Christie (Marc) Alford. He was affectionately known as GP to four grandchildren: Jashane Fite, Kailob Wilson, Shurwood Reynolds III and Coi Reynolds and 2 adopted grandchildren: Johani and Janileha. He is preceded in death by 3 brothers: Marvin, Peter and Donald Reynolds and one sister: Lois "Chee Chee" Jenkins. He is also survived by a host of loving nieces, nephews, family members, special friend, friends, former students, colleagues and mentees.