Patriots Past and Present Praise Myra Kraft, Send Condolences to Bob Kraft via Twitter


Patriots Past and Present Praise Myra Kraft, Send Condolences to Bob Kraft via TwitterThe news of the passing of Myra Kraft, wife of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, on Wednesday morning had Patriots past and present, as well as many media members, sharing their fond memories.

Heath Evans, 2005-08: "We have lost 1 of the greatest women I know & hands down the finest in all of sports w/ the passing of Mrs. Myra Kraft. God rest her soul! What made Myra Kraft special? Strong but Tender-hearted/Proud but Humble/Bold but Soft-Spoken/ Extremely blessed but lived to be a Blessing … I remember crossing the super dome field wk10 2009 Saints/Pats 2 be greeted by Myra & her asking 'by name,' how is Beth, Ava, & Naomi?"

Taylor Twellman, New England Revolution 2002-10: "Today is a very sad sad day. Myra Kraft in '02 when I came to Boston opened her arms to me and made me feel like her son."

Greg Bedard, Boston Globe: "Mr. Kraft always referred to his wife as 'my sweetheart.' Even when talking to reporters."

Jerome Solomon, formerly of The Boston Globe: "Myra Kraft, a giver in ever sense of the word. Condolences to the Kraft family. A sad day indeed. … Was talking to Bob Kraft on the phone once, he stopped mid-sentence 'My sweetheart needs me, the Globe has to hold.'

Vince Wilfork, 2004-present: "F'n lockout I don't even know how to get in touch with Mr kraft to offer my support and condolences. … a wonderful life lost that I probably wlda had the chance to see again if it wasn't for f'n $$$ problems!! Luv ya Myra 'momma.'"

Adam Schefter, ESPN: "Myra Hiatt Kraft, a dynamic woman and the wife of Robert Kraft, passed away this morning. Condolences to the Kraft family."

Taylor Price, 2010-present: Prayers and condolences go out to Myra Kraft and the Kraft family.

Judy Battista, New York Times: "Terribly sad news: Myra Kraft, wife of Robert, mom of Jonathan, has died after long cancer fight. A wonderful lady. What a loss. … Robert Kraft had been going back and forth between negotiations and home in last few weeks. A very difficult time for him."

Scott Zolak, 1992-98: "Sad day for all in Patriot Nation, Myra Kraft will be missed by all connected to this franchise. She did so much good for so many people."

Bill Simmons, ESPN: "So sad to hear about Myra Kraft's passing. She was a great lady by all accounts. Never heard anything but raves about her. RIP."

Mike Reiss, ESPN: "This has been a difficult stretch for Robert Kraft, balancing his role in NFL negotiations with his wife's illness. Showed grace throughout."

Lawyer Milloy, 1996-2002: "I'm truly heartbroken today. Myra Kraft has passed away. With my Brisk departure from #Boston, she is the one person that I regret not saying goodbye too. As a young player/man she was a gr8 example of how a woman stands beside, not behind, a man of power! I never got a chance to say thanks 4 that lasting impression. R.I.P. You will be missed."

TMZ logo

© 2017 NESN