#sports activities Welsh rugby icon Eddie Butler dies aged 65 in his sleep in Peru
Welsh rugby icon Eddie Butler dies peacefully in his sleep in Peru on the age of 65 as he took on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu to fundraise for charity… with tributes paid to the favored commentator and former worldwide
Former Wales rugby captain Eddie Butler has died on the age of 65.
Butler, who went on to turn out to be a well known commentator, was a part of a gaggle of fundraisers in Peru, elevating cash for the charity Prostate Cymru.
On Thursday September 15, Butler, who leaves behind his spouse Susan and 6 youngsters, died peacefully in his sleep on the Ecoinka base camp in the Peruvian Andes.
In a press release posted on social media by Prostate Cymru, they have been left cherishing the reminiscences of the 16-cap Wales worldwide.
‘The Prostate Cymru charity is devastated by the passing of its a lot beloved ambassador Eddie Butler,’ the assertion learn.
‘Ed was the voice of Wales and we have been honoured to have him as a part of our charity. We will cherish the various reminiscences we’ve of him.
‘Over the final week, Ed as soon as once more confirmed his generosity and steadfast dedication to good causes by becoming a member of 25 Prostate Cymru fundraisers, together with his daughter Nell, on the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu.
‘In the early hours of Thursday 15 September, Ed handed away peacefully in his sleep at Ecoinka base camp in the Peruvian Andes.
‘He leaves behind his spouse Susan and 6 youngsters who’re very a lot in our ideas.
‘Th charity won’t be making any quick additional remark. We additionally ask that the household’s privateness is revered throughout this troublesome time.’
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