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John Forzani
Calgary Stampeders
Date of birth: (1947-04-05)April 5, 1947
Place of birth: Calgary, Alberta
Date of death: October 31, 2014(2014-10-31) (aged 67)
Place of death: Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Career information
Position(s): Owner/OL
As business owner:
1974–present Forzani Group
As administrator:
2005–present Calgary Stampeders (co-owner)
As player:
1971–1976 Calgary Stampeders

John Forzani (April 5, 1947 – October 31, 2014) was a Canadian businessman, former Canadian Football League (CFL) player, and CFL team owner. He was the Chairman and co-founder of the Forzani Group. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. In 1971, he joined the Calgary Stampeders as an offensive lineman and was part of the winning team of the 59th Grey Cup. He played football until 1976.

Forzani died of a heart attack in Palm Springs, California, aged 67.

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