Edward Egan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 2, 1932

Death Date

Mar 5, 2015

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

New York, New York, United States

Profession

Religious Leader

The religious leader Edward Egan died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of New York from 2000 to 2009.

He attended Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary, where he was student body president and editor of the student newspaper and yearbook.

He was staunchly against Rudy Giuliani receiving the Eucharist when he was mayor due to his pro-choice views.

His father was a sales manager in Illinois.

He was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI.

How did Edward Egan die?

He was 82. Joseph Zwilling, a spokesman for the archdiocese, said the cause was cardiac arrest. Cardinal Egan’s successor, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, said in a statement that Cardinal Egan “had a peaceful death, passing away right after lunch” in his home at the Chapel of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.