Doug Harvey cause of death

Doug Harvey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) December 19, 1924

Death Date December 26, 1989

Age of Death 65 years

Cause of Death Cirrhosis Of The Liver

Profession Hockey Player

The hockey player Doug Harvey died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame defender who won six Stanley Cup Championships with the Montreal Canadiens from 1953 to 1960. A 7-time recipient of the James Norris Memorial Trophy for the NHL’s top defenseman, he is widely considered one of the best defenders to ever play the game.

He first played professional hockey with the Montreal Royals in the Quebec Senior Hockey League in 1945.

After his time with the Canadiens, he bounced around between a few AHL teams like the Baltimore Clippers and Pittsburgh Hornets as well as multiple NHL teams like the St. Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings.

Personal Life

He was born in Montreal Canada.

He was longtime teammates with the great Maurice Richard in Montreal.

How did Doug Harvey die?

For years, Harvey battled alcoholism while suffering from bipolar disorder. In 1985 he was offered a job with the Montreal Canadiens as a scout. He died on December 26, 1989, due to cirrhosis of the liver, only a week after his 65th birthday, and was interred in the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery in Montreal.