How Did Gertrude Ederle Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Gertrude Ederle death

The swimmer Gertrude Ederle passed away at age 98, astounding.

Biography - A Short Wiki

1924 swimming Olympian who became the first woman to conquer the English Channel two years later.

She was born in New York City, one of five children of Henry and Anna Ederle, German immigrants who ran a butcher shop in Manhattan.

How did Gertrude Ederle die?

Natural Causes caused Gertrude Ederle's death in 2003.

Information about the death of Gertrude Ederle
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death98 years
BirthdayOctober 23, 1905
Death dateNovember 30, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


To me, the sea is like a person – like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.

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I am not a person who reaches for the moon as long as I have the stars.

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Oh, I eat whatever I want whenever I want it.

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Don’t weep for me; don’t write any sob stories.

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I was happiest between the waves.

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