Sports broadcaster Craig Sager passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, after a two-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia. He was 65.

Sager, who graduated from Northwestern’s School of Speech in 1973, became well known for his colorfully eclectic wardrobe choices, but it was his diligence as a journalist and his positive spirit that stood out to those who knew him best.

Below is a collection of reflections about Sager’s life and his impact from several Northwestern alumni.