Catherine Crawford discharged from hospital; set for U.S. return

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Catherine Crawford’s family has released a further update regarding the health status and recovery of the senior race engineer for Panoz DeltaWing Racing.

The family has confirmed Crawford, who had to undergo emergency surgery last week to remove a brain tumor, has been discharged from hospital and will return home to the U.S. on Saturday.

The family’s latest update/statement is below:

Medical Update – Catherine Crawford

It is with much relief we can finally bring you up to speed with Catherine’s health status following her emergency surgery last week to remove a brain tumor.

On Wednesday April 6, Catherine was discharged from the hospital into the care of her family here in Rome. We can’t thank enough the exceptional surgeon, Dr. Biagia La Pira, and all the folks at Umberto I Hospital in Rome for all they’ve done for Kate and our family.

Catherine is recovering at a speed that’s very encouraging and will fly with husband Russ and the Crawford family home to the US on Saturday.  She has said to us to thank everyone who has reached out to express their love and support.

Warmest regards,

Russ, Max, Jan, Trudie Crawford

We continue to wish Catherine and her family the best as Catherine continues her recovery process.