Jayhawks Mourn Passing of Husband of Softball Coach Megan Smith

June 21, 2011

Lawrence, Kan. –

Kansas Athletics is mourning the passing of Paul Buske, the husband of KU Softball Coach Megan Smith. Buske, 40, passed away Tuesday after a bout with cancer.

“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.”