He was close to the family for many years … On Sunday, the Canadian Pierre Lacroix died of the consequences of the Covid-19. On Instagram, her friend Celine Dion paid tribute to her in pictures.
Almost four years after the death of her husband, the diva faces a new mourning … On December 14, 2020, Celine Dion took to her Instagram account to share a sad news with her fans. The star has indeed announced the death of Pierre Lacroix , who was René Angélil’s best friend . The 72-year-old Canadian, star manager of hockey across the Atlantic, died Sunday in Las Vegas from the coronavirus, as confirmed by the Journal de Québec .
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” I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Pierre Lacroix. Pierre was René’s best friend and we shared so many wonderful moments with him and his wife Coco , Celine Dion she testified on Instagram. What a privilege to to have them both in our lives. My thoughts are with Coco and their sons Martin and Eric, as well as their entire family. With all our love, Céline, René-Charles, Nelson & Eddy . ” The 52-year-old singer accompanied her message with a souvenir photo showing her surrounded by her husband René, Pierre Lacroix and his wife Colombe, in front of what appears to be a large hockey trophy.
Pierre Lacroix had distinguished himself as general manager of the Quebec Nordiques team , which became the Colorado Avalanche in 1995, in particular by recruiting the famous player Patrick Roy, for whom he was the former sports agent. He was then the president of the same team between 2006 and 2013. ” Pierre Lacroix’s ability to find talent, his appreciation for elite players and the fact that he was not afraid to make big deals made him one of the best builders in recent NHL history, ”National Hockey Line Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement. Pierre Lacroix had seen his name engraved on the famous Stanley Cup in 1995 and 2001,Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.
Health crisis requires, Celine Dion continues to benefit as best she can from this forced break away from the stage. While waiting to be able to resume his Courage World Tour , the interpreter put his bags down in the Quebec countryside with his twins Nelson and Eddy (10 years old). His eldest son René-Charles (19) preferred to stay in Las Vegas .