Bill Bidwell has passed away at the age of 88.
Bidwell was the longtime owner of the Arizona Cardinals.
"We are overwhelmed by the support our family has received, not only now but throughout the latest chapter of his life," Bidwill's son, Cardinals president Michael Bidwill, said in a release. "We are especially grateful to the nurses, doctors and other caregivers whose endless kindness and compassion in recent years have made our dad's life so meaningful.
"Above all else, we will remember him as a man devoted to the three central pillars of his life -- his immense faith, his love for his family and his life-long passion for the Cardinals and the sport of football."
Bidwill gave up day-to-day operations to Michael in 2007, when Michael became the team president.