The San Francisco Giants announced that Cristin Coleman, the wife of former pitcher Tim Lincecum, passed away earlier this summer after a battle with cancer.
Coleman was 38.
“The Giants were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Tim Lincecum’s wife, Cristin Coleman,” the team said. wrote on Twitter. “Our deepest condolences go out to Tim, Cristin’s family and all those whose lives she has touched as a friend and teacher.
“She was loved by the Giants family and her caring and genuine spirit touched those of us who were fortunate enough to know her during her and Timmy’s years with us.”
Coleman, the principal of Washington Elementary School in Burlingame, California, died “peacefully” on June 27, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal.
Her parents described her as a “bundle of love, joy, quick wit and creative energy” and “the light of our lives, a beautiful person who touched so many hearts” in a July obituary.
Giants officials only recently learned that Coleman and Lincecum, the three-time World Series champion, were married, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Lincecum, 38, who has not formally retired despite not pitching in the majors since 2016, has not said anything publicly about Coleman’s death.