Cormick Scanlan Obituary – Death: Teen Hockey Player Dies on Christmas Day: According to an online obituary on Tueday, December 27, 2022, Cormick Scanlan has passed away unexpectedly.
“I can still see him barreling down the ice, beating the defenseman wide, and driving the puck hard to the net,” said Cormick’s Bantam AA coach Dane Erickson in a statement on the hockey association’s website.
In the most recent post on a CaringBridge site for Cormick, his mother Heather wrote, “There is something beautiful about him starting his heavenly journey on Christmas. We are thankful for the time Mick granted family and friends to visit one last time… Words cannot express how much joy Cormick brought his family. We are heartbroken.”
According to a Dec. 15 CaringBridge update, before his surgery students and hockey players at CDH shaved their heads in solidarity with Cormick. “We had a chance to show him the pictures in pre-op and he smiled big. It really brightened our spirits as we wait for the surgery to be done,” the post read.
Cormick Scanlan, a sophomore at Cretin-Derham Hall, died Sunday night “peacefully” and “surrounded by family,” a social media post from the St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association read.
The hockey association said Cormick had a stroke earlier this month. It was later discovered he had moyamoya disease, which Mayo Clinic describes as a rare blood vessel disorder in which an artery in the skull becomes blocked or narrowed.
Cormick was part of the St. Paul Capitals hockey organization from mini-mites to Bantams.
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