Coaches at Mastbaum remember Morin as an athlete who made up for his relatively small size with hard work and enthusiasn. While attending Mastbaum, he played football and ran track. He planned to open a tool and machine shop after completing his military service.
He enlisted in the Army in November 1968. A specialist five, a helicopter gunner with the 243rd Assault Helicopter Company, he died in Vietnam on October 2, 1970 shortly before completing his tour of duty.
He was survied by his parents, a brother and sister.