Mary Thomas

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: mother of Hall of Fame basketball star and Florida International coach Isiah Thomas whose struggle to raise and protect her children from gang violence and drugs on Chicago's West Side was turned into a TV movie called A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989).

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1923

 

Died: January 13, 2010

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois