Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Olly Croft , a darts administrator and the founder of the British Darts Organisation who recently passed away.
Oliver Albert “Olly” Croft, OBE was a darts administrator and the founder of the British Darts Organisation. He was one of the most influential protagonists in darts for almost four decades having set up and run the British Darts Organisation from its inception in 1973 until he was voted off the board in August 2011.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by
It’s a very sad day for darts with the passing of Olly Croft. If it wasn’t for Olly myself and many other dart players would never of been able to fulfil our dreams of playing professional darts. Everyone in the BDO & PDC owe a great debt to Olly.. pic.twitter.com/NWD3e3bpyT
— Keith Deller (@KDeller138) November 23, 2019
Olly Croft Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what cause the death of Olly Croft . 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.
BDO founder Olly Croft (OBE) has passed away aged 90.
Olly was one of the most influential protagonists in darts for almost four decades having set up and run the British Darts Organisation from 1973-2011 🎯 pic.twitter.com/zrux4tzeiE
— Stewart Bailey 🎙📻🎶⚽️🎧🎤🗣 (@Stewpot) November 23, 2019
Monumental passing of a darts Goliath today Olly Croft, When I was in the “height” of my darts fandom this doc was a key piece of history for me so much so I even had a talk with Tommy Cox about it I’d urge any young #darts fan to watch or casual https://t.co/KkK4DQgT2h #pdc #bdo
— james webster (@Im_not_there92) November 23, 2019
Verdrietig nieuws. De oprichter van de @BDOdarts, Olly Croft OBE, is overleden. Wij zijn hem dankbaar voor wat hij voor de sport betekend heeft.
Onze gedachten gaan uit naar familie en vrienden van deze legende. https://t.co/FrBTvJu0rJ
— NederlandseDartsBond (@NDBdarts) November 23, 2019