Heather Anderson, the Adelaide Crows AFLW Premiership Player, passed away earlier today. Read on to learn how Heather Anderson died and the cause of her sudden and unexpected death.
Tributes are overflowing for the late Australian rules football player who had also served in the army. Fans and friends remember her for her heroics on and off the field.
Who was Heather Anderson?
Heather Anderson was a famous Australian rules football player and an Australian Army soldier. Born in 1994, Heather played for the Adelaide Football club in the AFL Women’s competition in 2017. She had also served as a medic in the First Close Health Battalion.
Anderson first played with AFL in 2005 under the Sale City Football Club. In 2010, she was elected under the eighteen team to play for the National Carnival. Years later, Anderson was drafted by Adelaide in 2016.
She made her debut in the 36-point win against Greater Western Sydney in the 2017 season and went on to win the title that year. However, her career was cut short due to an injury to her right shoulder. She underwent surgery for that in April 2017.
Heather Anderson dead: What was the cause of her death?
Heather Anderson died on Sunday, November 13, 2022, under unknown circumstances. She was just 28 years old. Her sudden death left everyone who knew her shocked and depressed as she was a healthy personality who didn’t have any prior disease.
The specific cause of Heather Anderson’s death is unknown at the time of writing. We know that Anderson underwent surgery for her dislocated right shoulder injury but that couldn’t have been the cause leading to her death.
We are trying to reach out to the people close to her to gather more information surrounding her death. Once we find out the exact cause of Heather Anderson’s death, we will update this section. Make sure you visit us again.
Update: There is a rumor going around that Heather Anderson took her own life. However, we haven’t found a credible source to confirm the news yet.
Heather Anderson Obituary and Funeral Arrangements
The funeral arrangements of Heather Anderson are pending at this time alongside an official obituary from the family. Her family hasn’t been able to gather the courage to send out a public statement mourning the loss.
We are waiting for them to confirm the details of the legendary player’s last rites. Until then, we shall wait and respect their privacy in these tough times. Our deepest condolences go out to them. Make sure you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Heather Anderson Tributes Flooding Social Media
Tributes are overflowing on social media for the late Australian rules football player Heather Anderson. The executive director of the AFLW Nicole Livingstone led the prayers on Twitter.
“The AFL extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of former Adelaide Crows player Heather Anderson, following her unexpected passing. A much-loved and respected teammate, Heather will be greatly missed,” she wrote.
Several other friends, players, and fans joined her to pay respect to the departed soul of Anderson.
She will be greatly missed on the field spinning magic with the ball. Our heart goes out to her loved ones.