Obituary Names Man's Cause Of Death As Seahawks' Last Super Bowl Play
It seems the Seahawks' last play during the Super Bowl was fatal for much more than their championship hopes.
According to the family of Michael Sven Vedvik, who died of a heart attack hours after the Seahawks' loss against the Patriots, Pete Carroll's decision to pass the ball and not hand it off to Marshawn Lynch, which ended up in an interception, was detrimental to Michael's health.
The obituary reads:
He was a small business owner in Kent, WA and loved his family, work, clients, traveling, the Seahawks and life. We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's untimely demise. Mike was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.
Vedvik's wife, Stephanie, says the bit was simply a touch of humor added into the obituary, which she feels her husband would have appreciated.
Stephanie told the Spokesman-Review,
My husband would have thought it was hysterical. If I had read this obituary to my husband about somebody else, he would have had a laugh.
The obituary was actually written by Vedvik's sister, at the suggestion of the deceased man's brother-in-law.
And though Vedvik wasn't even watching the game (he'd recorded it with plans to watch it later) his wife says he would have felt just as angry as he's been portrayed to be. She said,
It was just so true because my husband would have said, 'What a dumbass.'