The City is mourning the loss of Eugene Edwards who died on Saturday. "Gus," as he was affectionately known, was the longtime head football coach at Danbury High, leading teams from the late 60s into the 80s. Edwards also served as a guidance counselor and being remembered as instrumental in many post-high school graduates' athletic and academic careers. Coach Eugene "Gus" Edwards was 87. Graveside Service will be held on April 5 at 11am at Mountain View Cemetery in New Fairfield. Those attending are required to wear face covering and observe social distancing protocol. The funeral home has a link to a livestream.