Joan Steinbrenner, wife of late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, died Friday at her home in Tampa, Fla., the team has announced. She was 83.
According to a statement by the Yankees, she was surrounded by family in her final moments. She was the team’s sitting vice chairperson at the time of her death.
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“Joan was a compassionate and caring matriarch whose profound love for her family and those in the community always inspired us,” the Steinbrenner family said in a statement.
“Her elegance and grace touched everyone around her, and we know her spirit will live on through her legacy of good works....
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