Jacqueline Cruz Biography – Jacqueline Cruz Wiki
Jacqueline Cruz is the mother of Minnesota Timberwolves basketball star Karl-Anthony Towns.
Jacqueline Cruz Age
Jacqueline Cruz was 59 years old.
Jacqueline Cruz Death
Jacqueline Cruz died on April 13, 2020, due to complications from COVID-19. On March 25, 2020, Karl-Anthony Towns announced on an Instagram video that his mother had been in a medically-induced coma after exhibiting coronavirus symptoms.
A family spokesman announced Jacqueline’s death in a statement via the Minnesota Timberwolves: “The Towns family is heartbroken by the untimely passing of Jacqueline Towns due [to] complications as a result of COVID-19. Jackie, as she was affectionately known among family and friends, had been battling the virus for more than a month when she succumbed on April 13th.
“Jackie was many things to many people – a wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. The matriarch of the Towns’ family, she was an incredible source of strength; a fiery, caring and extremely loving person who touched everyone she met. Her passion was palpable and her energy will never be replaced.
“The Towns family is extremely grateful for the outpouring of love and support they have received during this very difficult time. They would like to thank the medical warriors at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and JFK Medical Center, who fought for Jackie day in and day out, and helped Karl Sr. recover from the same virus that took Jackie’s life.
“The family is devastated by their tremendous loss, and respectfully requests privacy in this time of great mourning.”
— Minnesota Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) April 13, 2020
The Minnesota Timberwolves released the following statement on the passing on of Jacqueline Towns: “The Timberwolves organization is incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Jacqueline Towns due to complications from COVID-19. In the four-plus years we were fortunate to know Jackie, she became part of our family. Her passion for life and for her family was palpable. As Karl’s number one fan, Jackie provided constant and positive energy for him and was beloved by our entire organization and staff at Target Center as she supported her son and the Timberwolves. The League, teams, and players have come together in their support of Jackie and Karl and we are grateful for our NBA family. We would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and medical personnel who cared for Jackie during her illness and all of Karl’s fans who sent their support this past month. Our deepest condolences go out to Karl and his family during this difficult time.”
Jacqueline Cruz Cause of Death
Jacqueline Cruz’s cause of death was complications of the Coronavirus.