MIAMI (CBS4) – The Miami Dolphins have sent a flower arrangement in memory of a far away fan who died tragically in last week’s Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.

Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach rooted for the team.

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“It just came to our attention that one of the individuals who was one of the victims up there was an avid Dolphin fan,” coach Joe Philbin said Thursday. “We just thought it would be the right thing to do.”

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Scherlach’s funeral will be held Friday.

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