Nottingham Forest has confirmed Samantha Birtles death. Here is everything we know about Garry Birtles wife and family.
Samantha is famous for being the wife of Garry Birtles. Reportedly, Garry is a Forrest legend who led them to their 1979 and 1980 European Cup finals.
Reportedly, he used to play as a center forward. Moreover, he also enjoyed his footballing time at Notts County and Grimsby Town.
Samantha Birtles Death: How Did She Die?
Samantha Birtles died at the age of 56 years.
According to Nottingham Post, her cause of death is pancreatic cancer. Reportedly, she had been fighting bravely but couldn’t survive after her disease grew bigger.
— Talk Forest TV (@talkforesttv) June 24, 2021
Moreover, Samantha was diagnosed with this dangerous disease in April 2019. However, she outlived her initial prognosis by at least a year.
She was 54 years of at that time. Reportedly, the doctors believed that she would not live more than March 2020.
Well, Samantha showed how brave she is. She lived more than a year but has sadly parted ways with everyone who loved her.
Everything To Know About Garry Birtles Wife
Samantha Birtles will forever be known as the legendary footballer Garry Birtles’ wife.
Moreover, he confirmed that there would be a charity game for the Samantha Birtles Trophy. The match will be held at Basford United’s Greenwich Avenue ground.
Furthermore, Garry has thanked all the NHS who had been incredible for her. Additionally, almost £20,000 worth of donations have been generated for Samantha.
According to Daily Mail, Garry was ready to swap his success to better his wife’s health. Indeed, his life has now taken a heartbreaking turn.
Her Family Life Explored
Samantha Birtles resided with her family in Long Eaton, England.
Surprisingly, she is the second wife of Garry. Now, she is survived by her only child, Elyshia.
On the other hand, Garry has three other children from his previous marriage. They are Natalie, James, and Nina.
Our thoughts & love are today with ex Notts County player Garry Birtles after the sad loss of his wife Samantha. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/LBtJ7PpYs4
— Notts County History (@magpies_history) June 24, 2021
Currently, we have no idea about her professional life. Thus, we remain clueless about Samantha’s net worth before she passed away.
Indeed, she had an amazing life with her husband since 2008. The entire football community has come together to pay their respects to Garry’s wife.
Hopefully, her family will release her obituary soon. For now, we can pray for her husband and children.