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RIP: Barbara “Babs” Lauer

The CAC is saddened to report the passing of Barbara “Babs” Lauer, wife of Karl Lauer. Babs passed away this morning at 3:33 am Central Time with Karl, son Wayne and her sister Joan by her side. Babs & Karl was married for 55 years. The proud parents of two sons, Wayne and Mark. And was very […]

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RIP: Executive Board Member Bob Leonard

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Executive Board Member & CAC Honoree, Robert “Bob” Leonard. Bob passed away this morning, Saturday January 9, 2016 at 74 years of age. He was very active in the Cauliflower Alley Club as long as health permitted. Bob earned the title of CAC […]

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RIP: Nick Bockwinkel

It is with a heavy heart the Cauliflower Alley Club announces that “The Greatest AWA World Champion of All Time” and former CAC President and WWE Hall Of Famer, Nicholas “Nick” Bockwinkel, passed away Saturday night at approx. 8:40 pm due to health issues. We will have more on this later Sunday afternoon. The Cauliflower […]

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RIP: 2004 CAC Honoree Percival A. Friend

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report that 2004 CAC Honoree Percival A.(AL) Friend passed away earlier today from complications of a surgery / heart attack. Percival was a regular at all the CAC reunions for many years. And was in charge of running the cribbage tournament (after The Destroyer retired from that position) […]

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RIP: 2007 CAC Honoree Duke Myers

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sadden to report that 2007 Honoree Floyd “Duke” Myers passed away earlier today. We will have more information later. The Cauliflower Alley Club sends condolences to the family, friends and friends of Duke Myers.

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“The Nature Boy” Buddy Landel Passes Away

PWInsider reports that wrestling legend “The Nature Boy” Buddy Landel passed away earlier today at the age of 53. Landel was reportedly in a car accident this weekend and returned home but was found unresponsive today. From WWE.com: WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Ansor, aka “Nature Boy” Buddy Landel. Landel […]

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Female Legend Cora Combs Passes Away

Pro Wrestling Hall of Famer, class of 2007, Cora Combs passed away today in Nashville, TN about 7am.  Our heart and prayers to her daughter Debbie, and our thanks for all she gave so that women today had a place in the industry. Cora and Debbie were both CAC hospitality chairmen during many of our […]

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Tommy Rogers passes away

Dave Melter is reporting at F4WOnline.com that Thomas “Tommy Rogers” Crouch, best known as one half of The Fantastics with Robert “Bobby Fulton” Hines, passed away today at the age of 54 at his home in Honolulu. He was due to be sentenced tomorrow on charges relating to a brawl with police officers. Details on […]

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Verne Gagne passes away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report that legendary promoter, Hall of Famer, and 2006 CAC Lou Thesz Award recipient Verne Gagne passed away today at the age of 89. Gagne was best known for promoting and operating the American Wrestling Association for several decades. The company was a major force in wrestling for […]

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Tito Carreon has passed away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report CAC Life Member Tito Carreon has passed away. He is a 2007 honoree of the club. There is an official notice up on the CAC website. Our condolences go out to everyone who may be affected by this great loss. Read a great article by Greg Oliver […]

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