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Feb 28, 2024, 03:43 PM ET

Stacy Wakefield, the widow of long time big league pitcher Tim Wakefield, passed away from cancer almost 5 months to the day after he did, the household revealed Wednesday.

Stacy Wakefield passed away after fighting pancreatic cancer. Tim Wakefield passed away Oct. 1 from brain cancer at age 57.

Sending out love to the Wakefield household. ❤

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“The loss is inconceivable, particularly in the wake of losing Tim simply under 5 months earlier. Our hearts are beyond broken,” the household stated in a declaration launched by the Boston Red Sox. “We feel so fortunate to have had her in our lives, and we bask in the truth that she will be reunited with Tim, the love of her life.”

Tim and Stacy Wakefield were wed in 2002. They are endured by their 2 kids, Trevor and Brianna, who were born in 2004 and 2005, respectively.

As much as Tim was commemorated for his accomplishments on the field, both he and Stacy were likewise related to in Boston for their operate in the neighborhood.

Stacy worked together with her spouse in raising cash for several charitable groups, consisting of the Red Sox Foundation. They likewise dealt with the Jimmy Fund, checking out with clients and raising funds for the youth cancer charity.

Field Level Media and The Associated Press added to this report.

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