How did Bernard Toone Die? What happened to Bernard Toone?

Obituary details of Bernard Toone, death cause related to cancer?

Former basketball player Bernard Toone died at the age of 65 years on July 11, 2022. His death has left many people, including his friends, family, and fans around the globe, in shock. Numerous tributes have been posted online by everyone who loved him.

Who was Bernard Toone? (Wiki, Age, Biography)

Bernard Toone is a former basketball player from Yonkers, New York. He was born on July 14, 1956, in Yonkers, New York, US.

He came to MU in 1975 to play under the guidance of legendary coach Al McGuire. He was a crafty forward from New York and played for Marquette’s NCAA men’s basketball team.

He was 6 feet and 9 inches tall. It is also said that coach Al McGuire and Bernard had some altercations during the 1976- 1977 season, due to which Bernard struggled to get playing time on the all-star Warrior squad. 

However, it did not affect MU’s victory in the championship during Al McGuire’s last season as the coach. During his rookie season, Bernard averaged 5.5 points per game and 4.4 points per game during his last season.

How did Bernard Toone die?

The Marquette Basketball team announced his demise on Twitter.

The team revealed the cause of his death to be cancer; burial and memorial ceremony details are yet to be known because his family has made no official statement till now.

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