The novel coronavirus disease has taken many lives young and old this year. One person who also succumbed to the virus was Tyler Amburgey who was a Hockey coach in North Texas.
Tyler Amburgey is one of the people that died this year from the novel coronavirus disease. Sadly, the hockey coach was only 29 years of age when he passed away at his home in Lavon, Texas.
Until recently his wife, Aimee Amburgey, hadnât addressed her husbandâs death. This week she confirmed that her husband had tested positive for COVID-19 before his passing.
Tyler Amburgey #43 of Team USA collides with Peter Holland #12 of Team Ontario in a game at the John Labatt Centre on January 4, 2008, in London, Ontario | Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images
Aimee recalled how the virus had manifested in him saying: âIt started out like originally like with him getting like call like normal cold symptoms.â Over three days, Tylerâs symptoms advanced rapidly.
His wife explained how on the first night heâd suffered from nausea, insomnia, and wheezing. Soon enough, the young coach was struggling with shortness of breath, feeling rundown, and congestion.
Dallas County included this info in its latest Covid-19 press release: Over the last two weeks, 31 cases have been associated with DFW area youth hockey teams, including 5 coaches. One of the coaches died. He was 29 years old. pic.twitter.com/GciAge9EGL
He ended up having to cancel his hockey practice and some of his players also tested positive for the virus. Tyler then started experiencing migraines and body aches but on the third day, he was able to rest.
Sadly, Aimee discovered her husband unresponsive in bed while their daughter, Riley, went out for swimming lessons. She called 911 while a neighbor tried CPR on Tyler but it was too late.
Tyler Amburgey, Devoted Hockey Player & Coach, Dies at 29. @NYTimes obituary reveals that Tyler wanted to donate his brain to the [email protected] Brain Bank to try to understand why he was having memory problems. They he died of COVID-19. So sad. https://t.co/Q53l6jsLqq
While the coupleâs young daughter, Riley, went out for swim lessons, Amburgey found her husband unresponsive in bed. Aimee confessed how taking sleeping pills to help him rest ended up having a negative effect on the hockey coach.
She explained how the medicine compromised her husbandâs oxygen levels due to his COVID-19 diagnosis. Aimee described her late husband as thus:
Former Rivermen D-man Tyler Amburgey, who died at 29 on Sunday, had COVID-19. His grandparents bring us up to date with reax here. https://t.co/eLFGkc46tO #rivs #sphl #CleveInTheEve
On September 12, 2020, Tylerâs former hockey teammates from the Peoria Rivermen hosted a memorial service for him. Aimee noted how she wanted her husband to be remembered for more than just someone who died from the virus.
Tyler had retired from hockey in 2016 after starting to play the sport at the age of 7. He was described as a talented defenseman in the USA Hockeyâs national player development program.
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Some other celebrities who passed away from the virus this year include Bruce Williamson, Nick Cordero, Tom Seaver, and Herman Cain. Other stars also include Brandis Kemp, Chris Trousdale, Roy Horn.
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