The Giants were extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Tim Lincecum’s longtime girlfriend, Cristin Coleman. Our deepest condolences go out to Tim, Cristin’s family and all those whose lives she touched as a friend and teacher.
This is extremely sad. Cristin Coleman was Tim Lincecum’s longtime girlfriend and she passed away after a Stage 4 cancer diagnosis. She was principal at Washington Elementary in Burlingame. According to someone from the area, Lincecum was helping her through the battle. #SFGiants.
District officials and her family said in an email Monday that Kristen Coleman, a popular educator and principal at Washington Elementary School in the Burlingame School District, was in the middle of her battle with cancer in late June. Failed.
“My deepest condolences if you are related to Christine. You are not alone, many of us feel that way very much,” Superintendent Chris Mount-Benites wrote in an email Monday. .
When Coleman’s battle with cancer came to an end on June 27, she was surrounded by her family. She died peacefully at home, her parents Randy and Sue Coleman said in a letter to the area community, contained in an email from Mount-Benites.
Described by her parents as “a bundle of love, joy, wit and creativity”, she was “a light in our lives and a beautiful person who touched many hearts”.
Randy and Sue Coleman said: “She has a keen intelligence and a kind, compassionate attitude – a ‘life at ease’ – which allows her to live with grace, always finding ways to help and support others .”
Kristen Coleman’s parents noted in the letter that she faced a cancer diagnosis. Her strong dedication to students, friends, family and colleagues has been supported by a lot as she fights for her health.
In recognition of Kristen Coleman’s mark on the Washington Elementary School community, campus counselor Simran Kumar supports students and staff through group or one-on-one counseling, whether in person at Roosevelt during the summer In the primary school room, or through Zoom.