AEW & ROH Issue Statements On The Passing Of Shannon ‘Daffney’ Spruill


AEW and Ring of Honor have both issued statements on the tragic passing of Shannon ‘Daffney’ Spruill. AEW said,

“AEW joins the wrestling world in mourning the passing of Shannon Spruill. Our thoughts are with her family, her friends and her fans.”

Ring of Honor also posted the following statement:


Ring of Honor is saddened to learn that Daffney (Shannon Spruill) has died. She was 46.

Spruill worked as a wrestler, manager and valet in WCW, ROH, TNA and various independent promotions during a 16-year career that began in 1999.

Performing under the name Lucy, Spruill managed The Second City Saints (CM Punk, Colt Cabana and Ace Steel) during the early days of ROH.

Spruill made an appearance at Supercard of Honor in 2018 for the finals of the Women of Honor Title Tournament. After Sumie Sakai won the match, Spruill celebrated in the ring with her.

ROH extends its deepest condolences to Spruill’s family, friends and fans.

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