Ed Snider

American sports executive (1933-2016)

Edward Malcolm Snider[1] (January 6, 1933 – April 11, 2016), known as Ed Snider, was an American sportsperson. He was the chairman of Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company. He formerly owned the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.

Ed Snider
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Ed Snider in May 2014
Edward Malcolm Snider

January 6, 1933
DiedApril 11, 2016 (aged 83)
Cause of deathBladder cancer
EducationB.A. University of Maryland
OccupationChairman, Comcast Spectacor
Spouse(s)Myrna Gordon (divorced)
Martha McGeary (divorced)
Christine Decroix (divorced)
Lin Spivak (2013–his death)
Children4 with Myrna Snider
2 with McGeary

Snider died in Montecito, California from bladder cancer on April 11, 2016, aged 83.[2]


  1. Profile, Philly.com; accessed April 11, 2016.
  2. Panaccio, Tim (April 11, 2016). "Flyers Founder, Owner Ed Snider Dies". NBC10.com. Retrieved April 11, 2016.