Pat Summitt’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 14, 1952

Death Date

Jun 28, 2016

Age of Death

64 years

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease

Place of Death

Jun 28, 2016

Profession

Basketball Coach

The basketball coach Pat Summitt died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Compiled the most wins in NCAA basketball history and coached Tennessee to eight women’s national college basketball titles between 1974 and 2012.

She had three older brothers named Tommy, Charles, and Kenneth. She was married to R.B. Summitt from 1980 to 2008 and they had a son named Tyler together.

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In my case, symptoms began to appear when I was only 57. In fact, the doctors believe early-onset Alzheimer’s has a strong genetic predictor, and that it may have been progressing for some years before I was diagnosed.

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I think that a lot of people would perceive my style as being intimidating. And although I don’t want to intimidate kids, I am very demanding.

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When you grow up on a dairy farm, cows don’t take a day off. So you work every day and my dad always said, ‘No one can outwork you.’

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Competition got me off the farm and trained me to seek out challenges and to endure setbacks; and in combination with my faith, it sustains me now in my fight with Alzheimer’s disease.

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I lost my confidence.