College Tributes to Pat Summitt, and more By Sue Favor - June 30, 2016 First, this: Pat Summitt earned respect for women’s sports, but we still aren’t giving it. Pat’s funeral was today: Many former players, plus the Tennessee governor, attended Summitt’s private funeral today. Tributes and other items: Fans celebrated the life of Summitt at a candlelight vigil last night. Mickie DeMoss remembers Summitt. Lafayette coach Theresa Grentz’s tribute. Texas Tech’s Marsha Sharp honors Summitt. Cierra Burdick’s tribute to her college coach. A thank you to Summitt from Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey. The gifts of Pat Summitt were also academic. Wins and titles don’t define her impact. Summitt’s influence in the Chicago area went beyond victories.