John Madden Cause of Death – How did he die? What happened to John Madden

ON Tuesday, December 28 the passing of Hall of Fame coach John Madden was announced. An official NFL press release announced John Madden’s death. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell payed his tribute:

“On behalf of the entire NFL family, we extend our condolences to Virginia, Mike, Joe and their families. We all know him as the Hall of Fame coach of the Oakland Raiders and broadcaster who worked for every major network, but more than anything, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.”

Goodell continued, “Nobody loved football more than Coach. He was football. He was an incredible sounding board to me and so many others.”

“There will never be another John Madden, and we will forever be indebted to him for all he did to make football and the NFL what it is today.”

Who is John Madden’s wife?

John Madden met his wife Virginia Fields at a bar in Pismo Beach, California. At the time the pair where both enrolled at California Polytechnic University where they were studying to earn their masters degree.

The two got married shortly after and settled down in Pleasanton, California where they raised their sons Joseph and Michael.

The couple remained together for over a half-century before John’s unexpected passing.

John Madden Cause of Death

John Madden died unexpectedly at age 85. At this time, no cause of death has been released.

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