Mr Cotten held "sole responsibility for handling the funds and coins" and no other members of the team could access the stored funds, she said in a sworn affidavit as she filed for credit protection on 31 January.
The troubled company has applied for creditor protection as it struggles to access its funds and repay its customers.
For the uninitiated, it is an accepted (and expected, depending on who you talk to) practice among people and company trading in cryptocurrency to store their coins into what is referred to as a cold wallet.
Gerald Cotten, 30, died of complications with Crohn's disease while doing philanthropic work in India in early December, according to a post on QuadrigaCX'sFacebook page.
What was the password again?
While Robertson has hold of the founder's laptop, she is unable to retrieve any passwords for it. Robertson has asked the court for a stay of proceedings to protect the company from lawsuits and buy time while QuadrigaCX tries to access the cryptocurrency tied up in its cold wallets.
Gerald Cotten, who owned QuadrigaCX, died in December. "Despite repeated and diligent searches, I have not been able to find them written down anywhere", said Jennifer Robertson, Cotten's widow, in an affidavit.
A statement from QuadrigaCX's board of directors said: 'For the past weeks, we have worked extensively to address our liquidity issues. After not being able to withdraw CA$15,000, he said, "They've left us completely in the dark".
In the debt filing, Robertson said she has faced threats and has seen speculation online about whether Cotten is actually alive - some comments on Reddit and elsewhere have speculated that his death could be an elaborate ruse to siphon money away from the exchange's customers.
Vancouver-based Quadriga says it filed an application for creditor protection on January 31 and the Nova Scotia Supreme Court will be asked on February 5 to appoint a monitor to oversee the proceedings.
Robertson said Quadriga would consider selling its cryptocurrency platform as an option to fulfill its obligations to customers and creditors.
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