'His life was his daughter:' Edouard 'Papa Spyk' Gheur, dead at 53
Edouard 'Papa Spyk' Gheur, a former rugby player and bodybuilder whose larger-than-life story of overcoming drug abuse to become a family man and author, passed away Aug. 18. He was 53. MMA Crossfire Vault: Sharon Collier on Edouard 'Papa Spyk' Gheur's passing MMA Crossfire Vault: A Naughty Thing Called Life moves from the page to the screen Gheur's girlfriend, Sharon Collier, told The Crossfire the cause of death was a brain seizure. '(Got a) message from his father about 10 p.m. they turned off his life support off,' she explained. 'Died 11:37 p.m..' 'Spyk was more than my friend, he was an amazing man,' said actor and friend Winston Ellis to MMA Crossfire. 'He touched the lives of so many, even