Oliver Albert Croft, OBE, the founder of darts administrator and the founder of the British Darts Organisation is dead. Croft passed away on November 23, 2019. He was born on November 17, 2019.
Cause Of Death
Olly Croft OBE cause of death is not made public yet. He was instrumental in getting darts onto the big screen and into the homes of millions, particularly in 1974 when the World Masters was created and four years later when the first World Championship was televised on BBC.
Founder of the British Darts Organisation Olly Croft OBE passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 90.
BDO founder Olly Croft (OBE) has passed away aged 90.
Olly was one of the most influential protagonists in darts for almost four decades having set up and run the British Darts Organisation from 1973-2011 ? pic.twitter.com/zrux4tzeiE
— Stewart Bailey ???⚽️??? (@Stewpot) November 23, 2019
It’s a very sad day for darts with the passing of Olly Croft. If it wasn’t for Olly myself and many other dart players would never of been able to fulfil our dreams of playing professional darts. Everyone in the BDO & PDC owe a great debt to Olly.. pic.twitter.com/NWD3e3bpyT
— Keith Deller (@KDeller138) November 23, 2019