Steve Van Buren’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 28, 1920

Death Date

Aug 23, 2012

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


Football Player

The football player Steve Van Buren died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hall of Fame 1940’s NFL running back was a 4-time rushing champion and 7-time All-Pro with the Eagles from 1944 to 1951.

He was drafted 5th overall by the Eagles in 1944, after leading the nation in touchdowns at Louisiana State University.

His #15 jersey was retired by the Philadelphia Eagles.

He was orphaned as a child in La Ceiba, Honduras before moving to New Orleans to live with relatives.

He was selected to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team with Jim Brown.

How did Steve Van Buren die?

Van Buren died of pneumonia on August 23, 2012, in Lancaster at the age of 91.