Who was Clarissa Saunders?
Clarissa Saunders was widely known as the mother of Olympic silver medalist Raven Saunders who has reportedly died. Clarissa died on Tuesday, two days after witnessing her daughter’s moment of glory at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Her daughter Raven shared the heartbreaking news through a Twitter post where she wrote:
“My mama was a great woman and will forever live through me. My number one guardian angel.”
“I will always and forever love you.”
All of us at NBC join the USOPC in sending our deepest condolences to the Saunders family and friends after the passing of Clarissa Saunders, the mother of Raven Saunders. pic.twitter.com/JHG1vkfudw
— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) August 4, 2021
How old was Clarissa Saunders?
Clarissa Saunders was believed to be weak and old.