Who is John Clayton’s Wife Patricia Clayton? Family & Death Cause

Who is Patricia Clayton?

Patricia Clayton is the wife of NFL writer and reporter John Clayton.

John Travis Clayton AKA John Clayton worked for ESPN as a writer and correspondent for the National Football League (NFL). He also worked for ESPN.com as a senior writer.

Short Facts About John Clayton

Real NameJohn Travis Clayton
Nick NameJohn
Birth Date1954
Age (As Of 2022)68 Years Old
Birth PlaceBraddock, Pennsylvania
Death DateMarch 18, 2022
ReligionNot Known
ProfessionWriter And Reporter
Zodiac SignNot Known
Relationship StatusMarried
WifePatricia Clayton
Children1 Son: Gerald Clayton


John Clayton was 68 years old and his wife Patricia Clayton is around 55-60 years old.

Clayton was born in 1954 in Braddock, Pennsylvania.


The couple has 1 son named Gerald Clayton.

John Clayton And Patricia Clayton

Little is known about John And Patricia’s personal life. They loved each other very much. His wife was by his side until his death.

Credit: Twitter/Jessamyn McIntyre

Clayton joined ESPN as a reporter in 1995, and eventually added a weekly radio show during the NFL offseason to his responsibilities. On May 31, 2017, Clayton was dismissed from ESPN.

In 2007, Clayton was honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame with the Dick McCann Memorial Award.

How Did John Clayton Die?

Clayton passed away on March 18, 2022, after a brief illness.

Chris Mortensen tweeted, “John Clayton passed away today at a Seattle area hospital,”

“His wife Pat and sister Amy were at his side and communicated earlier he passed peacefully after a brief illness. We loved John. We are mourning his loss.”

2 thoughts on “Who is John Clayton’s Wife Patricia Clayton? Family & Death Cause”

  1. Thank you John Clayton for all the years of intelligent NFL reporting. After he was downsized from ESPN, his voice was one you saught out on line wherever he worked, AM 710 in Seattle, or covering the Broncos as a side gig. Great man.


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