What happened to Wayne Gretzky’s dad?
Wayne Gretzky’s father, Walter Gretzky, has died after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 82. The retired NHL legend, 60, confirmed that his father — who was widely known as “Canada’s Hockey Dad” — had died in a statement posted to his Twitter account on Thursday.
What did Walter Gretzky die from?
Gretzky was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012 and died on March 4, 2021 after suffering a hip injury three weeks prior, at the age of 82. Gretzky’s funeral was held at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Brantford on March 6. He was buried at Farringdon Burial Ground in Brantford.
What was Walter gretzkys net worth?
The elder Gretzky’s had a reported net worth of $13million, according to idolnetworth.
Did Walter Gretzky have dementia?
But having Walter Gretzky here is also a treat. He suffered a brain aneurysm at age 53 in 1991 that robbed his long-term memory.
Where is Gretzky now?
Wayne Gretzky is entering the hockey broadcasting world. The NHL’s all-time leading scorer signed a multi-year deal to become a studio analyst with American-based Turner Sports on Wednesday.
Where is Gretzky today?
Wayne Gretzky joins Turner as studio analyst after stepping down from post with Oilers. His next move will be to broadcasting. Turner Sports has hired “The Great One” as a NHL studio analyst for when the network begins its rights deal with the league later this year.