Betty Hoover has died, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 5, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Betty Hoover, one of the famous CU “twins” along with her sister, Peggy Coppom, has passed away at the age of 95. The twins have been attending CU games for 80 years, rarely missing football and basketball games #cubuffs
— Brian Howell (@BrianHowell33) August 5, 2020
My heart is broken hearing of the passing of iconic Buff fan Betty Hoover. With the rest of Buff Nation I send my condolences and prayers to her sister, Peggy Coppom & family! 🙏❤️ @CUBuffsFootball @cubuffs @CUBuffsMBB @CUBuffsWBB #Lovethetwins pic.twitter.com/9YSHWFwbq7
— Mark Johnson (@MJBuffsVoice) August 5, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Today is a sad day for our @CUBoulder community. Betty Hoover has passed away at the age of 95. She, along with her twin sister Peggy, was a long-time @CUBuffs supporter and fan, attending #CU games for over 70 years. You will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace, Betty. pic.twitter.com/OG7vbmaW9l
— Richard Murray for CU Regent (@RichardMurray_1) August 5, 2020
— Vic Vela (@VicVela1) August 5, 2020
Xavier Johnson wrote
So sad to hear this news.. they will and are amazing people. We pray for their peace and during these troubling times.
Jim Creese wrote
This is so sad to hear. Betty and Peggy introduced my mom and dad to each other at Longmont High School in 1940. Rest In Peace, Betty.
Marshall Carpenter wrote
My heart goes out to their families. Such great fans and this is a tragic loss for CU. Red heart
Doyle Bloss wrote
Just another example of how 2020 bites. RIP, Betty. At least the streets are gold where she is now!
JR Payne wrote
Noooo….I am so very sorry to hear this! Betty & Peggy are two of the most wonderful ladies and have blessed so many with their unwavering spirit and love for everyone! RIP Miss Betty…Jon
I took this in Ideal Market in North Boulder last summer
RIP Betty (whichever one you are)
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