Kathie Lee Gifford's Family Donates Frank Gifford's Brain To Be Studied — Reveals He Suffered From Concussion-Related Disease
Kathie Lee Gifford and her family are hoping that their tough loss can help others.
They say the former football star suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy — AKA CTE — because of all the concussions he had back when he was an active athlete.
The 62-year-old and her family learned about the injury before the sportscaster died at the age of 84. They revealed in a statement that they have decided to donate his brain to be studied, saying: