Frank Gifford, NFL Hall of Famer and Husband to Kathie Lee Gifford, Dies at 84
Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford died suddenly Sunday morning (Aug. 9, 2015).
His death was confirmed to NBC News with this statement:
It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford. Frank died suddenly this beautiful Sunday morning of natural causes at his Connecticut home. We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being. We ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time and we thank you for your prayers.
Gifford was also a famous broadcaster for Monday Night Football from 1971-1997. He married Kathie Lee in 1986 and they had 2 children — their son Cody and daughter Cassidy.
My heart breaks for my colleague and friend Kathie Lee Gifford & her family for the loss of Frank. We are praying and thinking of them today
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) August 9, 2015
We lost a great friend, father, husband and legend. Most of all, a terrific human being. Frank Gifford, Kathie Lee’s beloved passed this am — Al Roker (@alroker) August 9, 2015
— maria menounos (@mariamenounos) August 9, 2015