ORLANDO, FL — Former Gamecock Head Coach Lou Holtz’s wife Beth passed away at the age of 82 from complications of cancer treatments. In 2011-12, Beth and Lou Holtz were named the University’s first “ambassadors for research” and took a prominent role in increasing awareness of the University’s mission to pursue research that aims to heal, unify and enlighten. Beth and Coach Holtz were married July 22, 1961 in East Liverpool, Ohio at. 4 Notre Dame bests Georgia Tech: 5 Takeaways, Notre Dame beats Georgia Tech: Game balls for Irish, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Her daily bible studies took place in a prayer room that was central to the design of their home, reaffirming the strength of her family centered on a deep commitment to her faith. Beth worked with Coach Holtz to create the Holtz Charitable Foundation in 1998.

@NDFootball @CoachHoltz On behalf of every player who has ever played for the coach Holtz, we send our sincere sympathy and deepest regrets on the loss of Mrs. Holtz. “Beth was not only an advocate of our University’s mission and a loving presence in the Notre Dame family, but a wife to one of our coaches, a mom to one of our student-athletes and a supporter of many students through the Lou & Beth Holtz Scholarship at Notre Dame,” James E. Rohr Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick said. Holtz’s funeral Mass will be held at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus. I’m so old, I don’t buy green bananas any more. She will be missed by all. Beth always held a special connection to the communities that she once called home. Beth passed away from complications due to prior years of cancer treatment at the age of 82. Just wanted to let Coach know I’m thinking about him and his family with the passing of his lovey wife, Beth. As a result, fifty-four Notre Dame students have received nearly $1 million in scholarship funding. Lou Holtz Wife Death – Beth Barcus Holtz Dead / Obituary – Former American football player, coach, and analyst, Lou Holtz Wife died at age 82. Beth Holtz, the wife of legendary University of Notre Dame head football coach Lou Holtz, passed away on June 30, 2020 after a long battle with throat cancer, one in which she endured 83 radiation treatments. Beth Holtz, an honorary Notre Dame Monogram winner, avid philanthropist, promoter of education and wife of former head football coach Lou Holtz, passed away this week at the age of 83. Several from the Notre Dame community took to Twitter upon hearing the news.

Beth had a career of her own. The foundation promotes Christianity, education and charity with several grants awarded to non-profit organizations supporting the foundation’s mission. Beth Holtz, wife of Lou Holtz, dies at 83. Lou and Beth Holtz founded the Holtz Charitable Foundation in 1998.

Terrible news to share as Beth Holtz, Lou Holtz’s wife, has passed away. Not only from the charitable efforts she actively engaged in but also in how she lived her life. On September 16, 2008, The Notre Dame Monogram Club presented an honorary monogram to recognize her service to others supporting the club’s mission to honor community, legacy, service, diversity and excellence. This enduring commitment in faith, provided a significant bond in Beth and Lou’s nearly 60 year marriage. She attended Mass regularly at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Lou Holtz.

The beloved wife of legendary coach, Beth Barcus Holtz passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer at the age of 82.She was the beloved daughter of late John “Bus” Barcus and Eleanor Czech Barcus, she hails from East Liverpool, Ohio.