Former Bodybuilder Megan Elizabeth Has Passed Away at 28 Years Old

The 28-year-old earned her pro card in 2018.

IFBB pro bodybuilder Megan Elizabeth has passed away at the age of 28. The cause of Marshall’s death has not been released. An announcement was made on the Facebook page of her mother, Denise.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that Chuck and I let you know that we said goodbye to our beautiful Megan yesterday. We have had many reach out after seeing other posts. We will let you know about services after we have some time,” Morris wrote.

“Megan has been taken from us sooner than any of us were ready for, and as parents our hearts hurt and are broken. We now have another angel in Heaven to watch over us. Megan will join my Mom and my sister and her MawMaw. Soar high Miss Mighty Mouse! We love you always.”

Megan Elizabeth was an athlete all throughout her life. She joined the Navy after high school and learned about bodybuilding in 2013. She quickly gained a passion for the sport and trained to build her impressive physique. In 2014, Elizabeth began competing. This is when she started working toward her pro card. Elizabeth was able to earn her card at the 2018 NPC Junior USA Championships.

Elizabeth took to Instagram recently to celebrate the anniversary of earning her pro card.

 

Megan Elizabeth has stepped away from bodybuilding over the last few years but she was still a big part of the sport and very passionate about fitness.

Generation Iron sends condolences out to Megan Elizabeth’s family and friends during this time. This article will be updated as more information is confirmed and becomes available. For more news and updates, follow Generation Iron on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

UPDATE (9:50am 8/27/21): The original version of this article contained a small segment recapping the recent string of deaths in competitive bodybuilding as well as a comment from Mr. Olympia promoter Jake Wood on his concerns over athlete health in the sport. We have spoken with and received comments from Megan Elizabeth’s family and friends on their concern this is misleading in connecting her passing to these other deaths. This was not our intention and so we have removed the content to more accurately reflect the reality of this situation.

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Greg Patuto
Greg has covered the four major sports for six years and has been featured on sites such as Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, SB Nation, NJ.com, and FanSided. Now, he is transitioning into the world of bodybuilding and strength sports.