Legendary ‘Canadian Hockey Dad’ Walter Gretzky dies at 82 after 9-year battle with Parkinson’s

Legendary 'Canadian Hockey Dad' Walter Gretzky dies at 82 after 9-year battle with Parkinson's 1


The Star sports columnist Dave Feschuk discusses the extreme hardships Walter Gretzky faced in his life and how he persevered.

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16 Comments on "Legendary ‘Canadian Hockey Dad’ Walter Gretzky dies at 82 after 9-year battle with Parkinson’s"

  1. kraunDabs SF | March 5, 2021 at 10:52 AM | Reply

    We will all miss the best Dad in history. All Canadians love and will miss you

  2. legend

  3. Geri Macdonald | March 5, 2021 at 11:11 AM | Reply

    Thought and prayers are with the family

  4. What a great Canadian family legacy👍🏻 He will be missed

  5. geoffrey young | March 5, 2021 at 11:13 AM | Reply

    TRULY a Canadian hero. He will be miss.

  6. Sawatis Billings | March 5, 2021 at 11:23 AM | Reply

    Rest in peace Walter. A true gentleman and…hockey DAD

  7. My heart and prayers go out to the Gretzky family

  8. He was an incredible human being. Did so much charity work and always had a smile on.

  9. Rest in Peace Mr. Gretzky!

  10. This is a true Canadian. If you wanted to show the world what Canadians are like, Walter is as Canadian as it gets

  11. I met Walter Gretsky during a tournament I was playing in. Fantastic guy, I still have the stick he signed for me 25 years later. I used that stick in every game I played.

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