A GoFundMe for Casey Michael's funeral is live.
Michael, the founder of women's wrestling site Squared Circle Sirens, died recently after his second liver bowel transplant. He was 26 years old.
His family requested help to cover funeral expenses as well as his memorial stone and a GoFundMe was created to help. All donations will go directly to Michael's family. After some issues with the first page, a second one was created.
Below is from the GoFundMe page and you can donate at this link.
On September 2, 2020 Casey Michael Cottrell passed away at age 26 after his second liver bowel transplant.
Casey was a pillar of the women’s wrestling community, and made it his life’s work to promote and encourage the sport, bringing attention to so many faces now seen across the world.
Although Casey was taken from us far too soon, his impact and legacy will live on forever.
Casey’s family is asking for help covering costs for his funeral expenses, specifically his memorial stone. All donations will go directly to the family.
A number of names from the wrestling world as well as wrestling promotions, went to Twitter to react to Michael's death.
Casey’s wealth of knowledge on women’s wrestling was always impressive. His name trending shows how much he’s contributed as well. RIP. https://t.co/auPzv3ll7T— Malcolm (@Malcolmvelli) September 2, 2020
RIP Casey -- https://t.co/mvPsDx7gtp— The Bunny -- (@AllieWrestling) September 3, 2020
No... Rest in love, Casey. Your strength in life and passion for women’s wrestling will be remembered. I’m at a loss for words... Heartbreaking. -- https://t.co/x1yg69mXWU— ℭ---- -------- (@DakotaKai_WWE) September 3, 2020
That’s extremely sad. Casey’s love for and dedication to everything related to women’s wrestling and the performers themselves was special.— Kevin (@FightOwensFight) September 3, 2020
My condolences to his friends and family. https://t.co/8a2tOQpchq
So shocking and heartbreaking. He was such a huge advocate for women in wrestling. RIP Casey -- https://t.co/WJpKEFTxWo— Allysin Kay (@Sienna) September 3, 2020
RIP Casey https://t.co/frJaHZEe18— Renee Paquette (@ReneePaquette) September 2, 2020
Such sad sad news. Thoughts to his family and friends in this time.— Nikki Cross (@NikkiCrossWWE) September 2, 2020
His dedication to covering women’s wrestling and supporting this sisterhood is something that will be forever cherished. Rest easy, Casey. https://t.co/QKFxTxCmbU
Rest In Peace, Casey.— CHELSEA GREEN (@ImChelseaGreen) September 2, 2020
Casey’s support & love of women’s wrestling will never be forgotten. https://t.co/GXHhC22lSM
We are all very sad to hear about the passing of Casey Michael.— Mission Pro Wrestling (@MissionProWres) September 3, 2020
We will be honoring him during our show at Hell Hath No Fury as he was such a big advocate for women’s wrestling and was an incredible person that touched so many lives.
RIP Casey. https://t.co/hCuRKli85j
RIP to the person who really pushed my name out in this business and believed in me when I was a nobody. You will always be remembered as one of the real ones. Love you Casey https://t.co/ykrUmIbdDr— Karen Q (@karenmeee) September 3, 2020
Casey did so much to help spread the word about women’s wrestling and each of the performers. He will be missed by us all. https://t.co/TB9etLkqhW— SHIMMER Wrestling (@SHIMMERwomen) September 3, 2020
Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp did a video on Michael and you can check it out at the top of the page. Fightful sends its condolences to Michael's family and loved ones.