Nancy Bidwill, wife of Arizona Cardinals owner, passes away

Posted at 4:41 PM, Aug 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 02:27:17-04

Nancy Bidwill, the wife of longtime Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill and mother of team president Michael Bidwill, has passed away, the team announced Wednesday. She was 84 years old.

"With sadness, I am passing along the news that my mother has lost her long and valiant battle with breast cancer. She passed away peacefully this morning at home surrounded by close family members," Michael Bidwill said in a statement.

"She was blessed with a long life of 84 years and we were all blessed to know and love her, particularly my dad to whom she was married for nearly 56 years."

Bill and Nancy Bidwill's wedding announcement from the Sept. 2, 1960 edition of the Chicago Tribune can be found here.