Buck White Fundraiser to benefit Hospice of the Valleys

Our pickleball friends Megan Phillips and Lacy White lost their dad just a few days ago. We want to help them honor their Dad’s memory by dedicating our April 9 event to his memory and donate any funds raised to Hospice of the Valley. A local organization that provides physical and mental care to terminally ill patients on his behalf.

Buck White passed away peacefully after suffering from a hemorrhagic stroke, on Saturday, March 26, 2022, with two of his daughters Megan & Lacy by his side. He was 71 years old.

Buck was born on December 28th, 1950 in Crecenta Valley, California. He attended San Diego State University and held a Bachelor Degree in History.

From there Buck began his teaching & coaching career and was an awesome Basketball and Football Coach. He went on to lead the Fallbrook High Warriors in 11 straight League Basketball Championship wins in a row. Also getting the team their first ever CIF Championship Win! They went to the CIF Finals 5 more times after that, with 2 more wins. He was also the Defensive Football Coach at Fallbrook High; winning the CIF Football Championships in 1986. Aftering having daughter #3, Buck retired from teaching and coaching and went on to be extremely successful in many other entrepreneurial businesses including Real Estate and E-Commerce Marketing.

Buck was larger than life, a lot of people liked to call him Big Buck White! He was a funny guy, could make a friend anywhere, and always knew how to put a smile peoples faces. He was always coaching people to be better than they were yesterday and to never give up! Buck was so positive and kind all the time to everyone and will be truly missed.

Buck is survived by his daughters Megan Phillips, Lacy White & Stefanie Knight, his son-in-laws Josh Phillips and Barry Knight, his sister Maureen Broderson and brother-in-law Lance Broderson, his grandson Jordan Phillips, and daughter-in-law Fran White.