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John Elway’s Twin Sister Dies

July 25, 2002 GMT

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DENVER (AP) _ The twin sister of former Broncos quarterback John Elway died of cancer at 42, the second death in the family in 15 months.

Jana Elway-Sever died Tuesday at Stanford (Calif.) Hospital.

Jack Elway, the twins’ father, died April 15, 2001, of an apparent heart attack.

This latest death came about a month after Janet and John Elway acknowledged they were separating after 18 years of marriage.

Jana and John were born June 28, 1960, in Port Angeles, Wash., 18 months after their sister, Lee Ann.

The twins attended Stanford, where she played tennis. She later became a teaching pro and also was a schoolteacher.

She was married to Al Sever and had two children, Joe and Dana.