“Pete was beloved by the entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family, including the staff, board of trustees and the Hall of Fame members,” President and Executive Director Steve Perry said. “He was a kind and thoughtful person and an inspiration to us all.”
Elliott was an All-American quarterback at Michigan in the 1940s before a long coaching career. He led Illinois to the 1964 Rose Bowl.
He was enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994.