The Swimmer Gertrude Ederle passed away at age 98; this age of death has to be considered astounding. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Gertrude Ederle and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
1924 swimming Olympian who became the first woman to conquer the English Channel two years later.
She was born in New York City, one of five children of Henry and Anna Ederle, German immigrants who ran a butcher shop in Manhattan.
How did Gertrude Ederle die?
Gertrude Ederle's death was caused by Natural Causes.
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||98 years|
|Birthday||October 23, 1905|
|Death date||November 30, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Gertrude Ederle
I am not a person who reaches for the moon as long as I have the stars.Gertrude Ederle
God has been good to me.Gertrude Ederle
Don’t weep for me; don’t write any sob stories.Gertrude Ederle
To me, the sea is like a person – like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.Gertrude Ederle
Of course one can’t eat in a civilized fashion while touring in theatres. But I still manage to get my three meals a day. I find that is sufficient for training.Gertrude Ederle