Ron Brace Dead - Former Patriots Football Player Dies at 29
Ron Brace, a former defensive lineman for the New England Patriots, has died at age 29.
The football player died at his home in Springfield, Mass. on Saturday (April 23), though the cause of death is not known at this time.
“We were deeply saddened to hear the news this morning of Ron Brace‘s death. Seven years ago tomorrow (4/25/09), we drafted Ron after his standout career at Boston College,” the New England Patriots said in a statement. “During his Patriots career, the Springfield native was always eager to volunteer and give back in our communities, especially when those community initiatives were held in Western Mass. It is difficult to believe that someone so young and in the prime of his life is no longer with us. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ron‘s family, friends and the many former teammates who will mourn Ron‘s passing.”
We send our thoughts and condolences to Ron‘s loved ones during this difficult time.