Hockey Coach Tyler Amburgey Dies at 29 from COVID-19 Complications — Inside His Death
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, hadn’t addressed her husband’s death. This week she confirmed that her husband had tested positive for COVID-19 before his passing.
Aimee recalled how the virus had manifested in him saying: “It started out like originally like with him getting like call like normal cold symptoms.” Over three days, Tyler’s symptoms advanced rapidly.
Aimee Amburgey explained how the medicine compromised her husband’s oxygen levels due to his COVID-19 diagnosis.
His wife explained how on the first night he’d 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— Shannon Murray (@ShannonMFox4) September 12, 2020
POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS FOR COVID-19
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 VA-BU-@ConcussionLF Brain Bank to try to understand why he was having memory problems. They he died of COVID-19. So sad. https://t.co/Q53l6jsLqq— Chris Nowinski, Ph.D. (@ChrisNowinski1) September 18, 2020
TYLER FOUND UNRESPONSIVE
While the couple’s 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 husband’s oxygen levels due to his COVID-19 diagnosis. Aimee described her late husband as thus:
“He was a great guy, and loving husband and a loving father.”
MEMORIAL FOR HOCKEY PLAYER
On September 12, 2020, Tyler’s 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.
Details on memorial service, donations for late ex-Rivermen player Tyler Amburgey https://t.co/dLP16qf2y1— Journal Star Sports (@pjstarsports) September 11, 2020
WHEN TYLER RETIRED
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 Hockey’s national player development program.
Dear Temptations Fam, We are deeply saddened and mourn the loss of Bruce Williamson Jr., one of our brothers. Once you are a Temptation you are always a Temptation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.— The Temptations (@thetemptations) September 8, 2020
- Otis Williams and The Temptations
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CELEBS WHO DIED FROM VIRUS
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