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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Husband of KU softball coach Megan Smith dies

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The husband of Kansas University softball coach Megan Smith has died.

Paul Buske died Tuesday after a bout with cancer, according to KU. He was 40.

“The Kansas Athletics family is deeply saddened by Paul’s passing,” said KU athletics director Sheahon Zenger. “He was a terrific husband to Megan and father to Cooper, and was a spirited, supportive fan of Kansas softball. Our thoughts and prayers are with Megan and Cooper during this most difficult time.”

Smith has coached the Jayhawks since 2009.

Comments

Dyrk Dugan 9 years, 4 months ago

wow. very sad....so young. prayers for Megan and the rest of the family.

Thomas Michaud 9 years, 4 months ago

My heart and prayers go out to Megan, Cooper, and their whole family ... just horrible news. May not know them, but when hearing about a father and husband passing at such a young age, it really hits hard for this (42 year-old) husband and father.

Chris Bruning 9 years, 4 months ago

so sorry to hear of this, thoughts and prayers for megan and family .

gchawk 9 years, 4 months ago

My sympathy to Megan and your family. Our prayers go out to you.

Tony Bandle 9 years, 4 months ago

I lost my wife to brain cancer when she was 43....it just doesn't make sense. Megan, I truly feel your sorrow and I will put you and your family in my prayers. Just take each day one at a time and let as many people that want to help, help.

I'm sure it doesn't feel like it now but time does heal and comfort. Take care.

Mike Kendall 9 years, 4 months ago

Well said, Oakville----and, sorry for the loss of your wife. Megan-- sorry for your loss. Words hardly take the place of how you are feeling right now. My prayers are with you and your family.

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