Tom Kurvers lung cancer resulted in his untimely death. His wife and family are grieving the loss of an inspirational person.
In 2018, Kruves had joined the Minnesota Wild with ambitions of a new journey. Just seven months after, the hopes were shattered as the doctors diagnosed him with non-small lung cancer. Sadly, he died from the same illness recently.
Tom Kurvers Lung Cancer & Death – Obituary
Tom Kurvers’ lung cancer led to his unfortunate death.
He was a former ice hockey defenceman. He served as the assistant general manager for the National Hockey League (NHL) team, Minnesota Wild.
Despite being a non-smoker, Tom was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma (a type of lung cancer) in January 2019. After fighting with the dreadful disease for over 2 years, he eventually passed away on June 15, 2021.
— Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) June 21, 2021
Kurvers obituary was first publicly released by the Minnesota Wild. They paid tribute to the late star via a heartfelt Twitter post.
He was 58 years old in age.
His Wife and Family Update
Tom Kurvers was married to his wife Heather.
The couple supported each other for many years. However, Heather has spoken about her husband’s death yet.
Kurvers’ other family members include his four children.
He had two daughters named Madison and Rose. Similarly, his sons are named Weston and Roman.
NHL family has lost a great and valued member with the passing of Tom Kurvers. Great man, sad day. Rest In Peace, T.K.
— Brian Burke (@Burkie2020) June 21, 2021
Besides relatives, the whole hockey community is grieving his death right now. In fact, fans flooded Twitter with RIP posts after his untimely demise.
How Much Net Worth Does He Own?
During his Hockey career, Tom Kurvers’ net worth was over $1.8 million.
Between 1984 to 19995, he played over 11 NHL seasons. In 1986, Kurves even won the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens.
Tom Kurvers also has a Wiki biography.
It is estimated that Hockey managers in American earn over $69k each year. Besides, we are doubtless that Kurves yearned much more fortune than the average.
In 2009-2010, Tom also spent a season as a manager for Tam Bay Lighting.
We are deeply saddened by the death of a legend. We send thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. Thank You.