Who is Brendan Burke?
Brendan Gilmore Burke (December 8, 1988 – February 5, 2010) was an athlete and student manager at Miami University for the RedHawks men's ice hockey team. The youngest son of Brian Burke, former general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, longtime executive of various other NHL teams and of the US Olympic hockey team, in November 2009, he made international headlines for coming out, advocating for tolerance and speaking out against homophobia in professional sports. Burke's coming out was widely praised and supported by sports news outlets and fans, generating multiple discussions about homophobia in sports, and in hockey in particular. He was viewed as a pioneer in advocacy against homophobia in hockey, described as "the closest person to the NHL ever to come out publicly and say that he is gay."Burke was killed in a car crash on February 5, 2010. Following his death, Burke's memory and contribution to LGBT awareness in hockey was honoured by several hockey teams. The "Brendan Burke Internship" was later established in his honour by USA Hockey for his work in hockey management and a documentary entitled The Legacy of Brendan Burke aired on CBC Television in November 2010. Burke's death was the catalyst for the formation of the You Can Play project, a campaign to end homophobia in sports.
In What Year(When) Brendan Burke Died? Date of Death, What Year Did He Die?
In what year Brendan Burke died, in which year he died, questions such as the date of death are being wondered. Brendan Burke passed away in 2010. Brendan Burke full date of death is 04 February 2010. Brendan Burke passed away on this date. In what year Brendan Burke died, the answer to the question is 2010.
How old was Brendan Burke when died?
Brendan Burke died in 2010. Brendan Burke was 21 when he died.
How many years ago did Brendan Burke die?
Brendan Burke died in 2010. So since we are now in 2022, Brendan Burke passed away about 12 years ago.
How many days has Brendan Burke been dead?
It has been approximately 4625 days since Brendan Burke died.
How many months has it been since Brendan Burke died?
Brendan Burke has been dead approximately 154 months.
Where did Brendan Burke die? Place of Death
Brendan Burke closed his eyes on 04 February 2010 at Economy, Indiana,Indiana. The place of death is Economy, Indiana,Indiana.
When was Brendan Burke born?
Brendan Burke was born on 07 December 1988. Brendan Burke was born in 1988.
Where was Brendan Burke Born? Place of birth
Brendan Burke opened its eyes on 07 December 1988 at Vancouver. Place of birth is Vancouver.
How old would Brendan Burke be today if were alive?
Brendan Burke, who died in 2010, would have been 33 if were alive today.
Is Brendan Burke Dead?
Brendan Burke died in 2010. Is Brendan Burke dead? The answer to the question is Yes.