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June 21, 2008, 11:45 PM
Jane McGrath, the wife of former Test cricketer Glenn McGrath, has died of cancer at the age of 42.
She was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997.
Cricket Australia said in a statement that Mrs McGrath's health had declined over the past week after having surgery earlier in the year.
She leaves behind two children, James and Holly.
The McGrath family has requested that their privacy be respected.
Jane and Glenn McGrath founded the McGrath Foundation in 2002 after Jane intially recovered from breast cancer, to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer nurses.
My deepest condolence goes to McGrath family.
June 22, 2008, 12:11 AM
Terrible terrible news, feel worst for the two kids.
June 22, 2008, 01:11 AM
very sad news. RIP :(
June 22, 2008, 02:15 AM
This is really sad!
June 22, 2008, 03:46 AM
tough for the kids, also feel for glenn, i'm glad he retired when he did so he could spend a bit of quality time with her before she passed. but they did a heap to raise awareness so the family should be very proud.
June 22, 2008, 03:59 AM
June 22, 2008, 04:40 AM
That's a sad news.
June 22, 2008, 05:38 AM
"Jane McGrath, wife of former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath, died on Sunday after an 11-year battle with cancer but her lasting legacy will be the foundation the couple established to help women battling the disease."
June 22, 2008, 07:08 AM
June 22, 2008, 08:28 AM
may her soul rest in piece..
June 22, 2008, 08:48 AM
i feel sorry for glenn and the kids.. it must really be sad from them.. may her soul rest in peace.. atleast glenn got to spend some time with her before she passed away..
June 22, 2008, 09:10 AM
A very very sad news.
My condolences to the McGrath family.
May her soul Rest In Peace.
June 22, 2008, 09:13 AM
Our prayers are with McGrath And his family...
June 22, 2008, 10:38 AM
My sincerest condolences to Mcgrath family for the loss of Jane Mcgrath. She battled on for 10 long years with breast cancer eventually succumbed to it. RIP.
June 22, 2008, 10:44 AM
June 22, 2008, 10:45 AM
June 22, 2008, 10:56 AM
This is really sad news. My deepest condolence goes to the Mcgrath family. May her soul rest in peace!
June 22, 2008, 12:19 PM
very sad to hear this.
June 22, 2008, 02:38 PM
sad s**t no doubt. this has to be the worst thing that can happen.
i've pretty much accepted that i will eventually die of cancer (as will pretty much anyone else in the civilized world)...i just hope its at 82 and not at 42.
best wishes to the kids and pigeon...RIP.
June 22, 2008, 02:44 PM
its sad news.. as everyone else has said, wish Glenn and the kids all the best
may her soul rest in peace
June 22, 2008, 03:02 PM
RIP, wish all the best to the McGrath family.
June 22, 2008, 08:52 PM
June 24, 2008, 05:42 PM
may her soul rest in peace.
on a different note, she must have been older then glen?
June 25, 2008, 06:14 PM
My heart goes out to Pidge and their kids.
June 25, 2008, 10:49 PM
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