Red Christensen, who has been a part of the Phantom Regiment family since the beginning, died Wednesday night at Swedish-American Hospital in Rockford, Ill. He was 84.Christiansen was one of the original board members to put the Phantom Regiment on the field for the 1967-68 season."The longtime supporter had met just about everyone who had ever marched in the corps as he had been a chaperone, board member, booster, member sponsor and held numerous other roles," Regiment staffers said in an e-mail statement.More information regarding funeral services and memorials will be announced as soon as possible at www.regiment.org.
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