Famous Colorado Buffs fan Betty Hoover passes away at 95

The University of Colorado has lost one of its greatest fans.

Betty Hoover, a long-time supporter of the Buffaloes, along with her twin sister, Peggy Coppom, died Wednesday morning at the age of 95 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Coppom and Hoover, knows as the “CU twins” have been Colorado football season ticket holders since 1958 and have rarely missed a football or basketball game since first attending in 1940. They are often cheered by fans when they enter the CU Events Center together for games, usually dressed in gold sweatshirts or jackets and carrying CU pom poms.

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