July 17, 2020—
The condition of Arizona high school swim coach Kerry Croswhite has deteriorated as he continues a battle against COVID-19 in a Phoenix hospital. According to an update on Friday morning posted by his sister-in-law Laure Croswhite on a Caring Bridge page, a nurse has told the family that the latest signs of Croswhite’s recovery are not positive. Doctors removed Croswhite from the sedation medicine that was given to him to deal with the discomfort of ventilation, but continued to be unresponsive. His blood pressure has continued to need to be supported with medicine as it has dropped ...
July 10, 2020—
Head swimming & diving coach at Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona Kerry Croswhite, 61, is “fighting for his life” according to his sister-in-law Megan Jarvis. Croswhite first became sick with fevers, aches and chills on June 22nd. After isolating himself in his home and administering over-the-counter remedies, he went to get a coronavirus test, whcih came back negative. On June 30th, Croswhite told his family that “he knew it had moved into his chest and the cough was worsening,” while his blood oxygen saturation levels were dipping.