49ers Legend Dwight Clark Dies After Battle With ALS

June 5, 2018 11:09 am Last Updated: June 5, 2018 11:09 am

Professional football legend Dwight Clark has died after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Clark was 61.

His wife Kelly used Clark’s official Twitter account to alert his fans.

“I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband. He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS. Kelly Clark,” she said, reported Fox 26.