Tributes and Articles

Since Cliff’s passing, there have been many tributes from around the world. Some of them are listed here.


Tribute to Cliff Cox | Cricket Canada

BC has lost one of the longest lasting legendary stalwarts of cricket.  He will be long remembered for his long and dedicated service to cricket both near and far.


Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Death of Clifford Cox

OTTAWA, February 7, 2012– It was with great sadness that I learned of the recent passing of Clifford Cox, Vice President of Cricket Canada.


Clifford Cox, former Canadian cricket captain, dead at 79

Toronto Star – ‎Feb 6, 2012‎
The Canadian Press VANCOUVER—Clifford Cox, a former national team captain and vice-president of Cricket Canada, died over the weekend at his home in Vancouver. He was 79. Cricket Canada announced his death in a release Monday. “Cliff Cox was a 
Canadian cricket veteran Clifford Cox dies at age 79 in Vancouver
Winnipeg Free Press – ‎Feb 6, 2012‎ VANCOUVER – Clifford Cox, a former national team captain and vice-president of Cricket Canada, died over the weekend at his home in Vancouver. He was 79. Cricket Canada announced his death on Monday in a release. “Cliff Cox was a foundation of Canadian


ESPNcricinfo.com – ‎Feb 7, 2012‎
Cox was a member of the British Columbia mainland cricket league, which introduced the Cliff Cox medal, an award given to the most outstanding player who also demonstrated good sportsmanship during the season. After retirement, he joined Cricket Canada’s Executive board.
In Memory of Clifford Cox – International Cricket Council – NewsICC Americas is deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Clifford Cox.
For decades he has contributed to the game in Canada, he was a passionate lover of Cricket both in British Columbia and Canada. He was a cool, calm administrator who brought a voice of reason to most debates, and expressed the logic needed to move the game forward…

Jock and Jill – Vancouver Courier

February 10, 2012
…bestowed its best athletes with the Cliff Cox Medal, a recognition for outstanding…significance amplified ideals and values that Cliff held dear throughout his involvement in the game.” Cox died of a heart attack Feb. 4 at home…