Adrian and Stuart Baker were married for more than 51 years, and their family called them inseparable. On March 29, they both died of complications due to Covid-19 — just six minutes apart.
Stuart Baker, 74, and Adrian Baker, 72, of Boynton Beach, were had been healthy before contracting the coronavirus in mid-March, CNN reported.
Stuart was hit harder by the virus at first, and he was admitted to a hospital intensive care unit.
Adrian, meanwhile, had been recovering at home, but her condition deteriorated when she learned her husband was in the ICU, the network reported.
When both were judged to be near death, they were moved into the same hospice room and taken off their ventilators so they could die together.
Their death was revealed by their son, Buddy Baker, a longtime NFL agent.
“In loving memory of my mom and dad – please make the tough and right choice and stop the spreading of this virus,” the son said in a moving video on Twitter.
In loving memory of my mom and dad- please make the tough and right choice and help stop the spreading of this virus. pic.twitter.com/FqVEWjdscq
— Buddy Baker (@ESG_Baker) March 31, 2020