GoFundMe campaign raises over 47K for Luke ‘Fluffopotamous’ Ratliff’s family

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — An outcry of support for one of the biggest Crimson Tide fans has resulted in over $47,000 raised for his family.

Luke Ratliff, a regular at Alabama basketball games who was better known as “Fluffopotamus” to countless Crimson Tide fans, died Friday. He was 23.

Following his passing, a GoFundMe page had been set up to assist the Ratliff’s family. As of 10 p.m. Sunday, $47,475 has been raised for the Ratliff family.

“He wasn’t just a fan, although he was certainly that. He loved it in a big, broad, exuberant way, the way he loved life,” Cecil Hurt wrote for the GoFundMe page.

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