WWE and various other wrestling personalities have weighed in on the passing of Lance Cade.
WWE (on WWE.com): “World Wrestling Entertainment was informed Friday morning by Lance McNaught’s father that he has passed away of apparent heart failure. WWE extends its deepest condolences to the McNaught family. Mr. McNaught was under contract beginning March 2003, performing under the name “Lance Cade,” and was released October 2008. He returned to FCW, WWE’s developmental territory, in September 2009, and was released in April 2010.”
Shawn Michaels (via Twitter): “5 minutes after my morning tweet I got the call about Lance. No words will be good enough. One of my boys is gone. My prayers and thoughts have already been given to his family and will continue. Goodbye Lance I love you.
Taz (via Twitter): “More deepest condolences to Lance Cade’s family. I got to know Lance slightly in WWE. He was a good guy with tons of potential…RIP.”
Matt Morgan (via Twitter): “Very sad to hear loss of Lance Cade! Great young performer, Lance trained in OVW with a lot of us and had limitless potential! Our condolences to Lance’s family, he had two beautiful daughters. RIP buddy. I hate that this keeps happening.”
Mick Foley (via Twitter): “I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Lance Cade. Only 29 – I had no idea he was so young. My thoughts go out to his family.”
Matt Hardy (via Twitter): “Was saddened to hear about the passing of Lance Cade today. My condolences and thoughts are with his family and children. It’s a sad situation.”
Christopher Daniels (via Twitter): “RIP Lance Cade.”
Jim Ross (via Twitter): “Multiple sources have reported that Lance Cade passed away a few hours ago of heart failure. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.”
Lisa Marie Varon (Tara/Victoria via Twitter): “I am receiving a lot of messages regarding Lance Cade. My condolences to his family. He was a great guy. RIP.”
David Lagana (via Twitter): “Very sad to hear the news of former co-worker and friend Lance Cade passing today.”
Tommy Dreamer (via Twitter): “I will always remember Lance Cades big cheeks when he smiled and the love he had for his daughters. Very sad. Cherish life.”