Former Northeastern forward Lupo passes unexpectedly at 44

lupoFormer Northeastern forward Dan Lupo passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the age of 44.

Lupo was a four-year letterwinner with the Huskies from 1992 to 1996. He recorded 40 goals and 59 assists in 135 career games, and his 99 points are good for 49th all-time at Northeastern.

He had his best year as a senior co-captain in 1995-96, finishing second on the team with 39 points (18 goals, 21 assists). At the conclusion of his final season, he was named the Frank Jones Award winner as New England’s best defensive forward by the New England Hockey Writers.

Lupo was also part of the 1993-94 Northeastern team that reached the NCAA tournament, and graduated from the university’s Cooperative Education program in 1996.

Calling hours will be held at the George L. Doherty Funeral Home in Somerville, Mass., on Friday, Dec. 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A period of remembrance will begin at 7:15 p.m. for anyone who wishes to share their memories or stories about Danny.

A funeral home service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be private.

George L. Doherty Funeral Home
855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.)
Somerville, MA 02144

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