- died of natural causes at his home in Connecticut
- he was 84 years old
- statement from the family:
"It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford. We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being. We ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time and we thank you for your prayers."
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