McGrath first learned she had breast cancer in 1997 at the age of 31. Jane McGrath, the wife of former Test cricketer Glenn McGrath, has died of cancer at the age of 42.
Beloved daughter of the late James F. McGrath, D.M.D & Agnes (Hickey) McGrath. She was a great support, wise and kind, and for that I will always be grateful. The McGrath family has requested that their privacy be respected. She says she was a great person who will be sadly missed.  In 2003, McGrath was diagnosed with metastatic disease in her bones. For the Irish actress, see, "Fantastic daughter who was such a fighter", "Jane McGrath personified courage and grace", "Wedding to funeral: Glenn's grim day at the Garrison", "Cricket fans urged to wear pink for the McGrath Foundation", "A timeline of the Jane and Glenn McGrath's life together", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jane_McGrath&oldid=978830455, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 September 2020, at 05:28. Jane Louise McGrath AM (née Steele; 4 May 1966 – 22 June 2008) was an England-born Australian cancer support campaigner, and the wife of former Australian cricket fast bowler Glenn McGrath. "There's nothing, nothing I won't do, try or be to beat it, nothing at all, so death isn't an option for me.". "But, we were just blessed. In January every year we celebrate Jane McGrath Day in her memory at the Sydney Pink Test. "Jane McGrath will be remembered as a very brave and selfless and bright person who really wanted to give to all," she said. "On behalf of Cricket Australia, but also I am sure of cricket fans everywhere, I offer our sincere condolences to Glenn, James and Holly, as well as to Jane's broader family and many friends," he said in a statement. McGRATH, Jane K. Of Belmont, passed away on May 10, 2020. Questions raised over future of US-Australia alliance if Trump moves to stop vote counting, Twilight Payment wins the Melbourne Cup ahead of Tiger Moth and Prince of Arran, What you need to know ahead of a unique State of Origin series, COVID restrictions no barrier for Melbourne Cup fans around Australia, Women dominate new-look ACT cabinet as Labor-Greens coalition prepares to govern, Meat processing company fined after worker falls into tripe washing vat, Jack de Belin's alleged victim wept during Santa Pub Crawl rape, jury told.  She worked as a flight attendant for Virgin Atlantic when she met her future husband in a Hong Kong nightclub in 1995. She was 42.  She became severely ill in mid-June 2008 and died on the morning of 22 June at her Cronulla home; she was 42. McGRATH, Jane K. Of Belmont, passed away on May 10, 2020. Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said that all of Australian cricket was saddened to learn that Ms McGrath had died. Jane passed away in 2008, with four McGrath Breast Care Nurses already employed and the Foundation set to carry on her mission. Jane McGrath, the wife of former Test cricketer Glenn McGrath, has died of cancer at the age of 42. "Because it's happening directly to me. "Jane was well-known, loved and admired throughout Australian cricket and was one of the most respected and admired members of the Australian cricket team family group during Glenn McGrath's playing days.