Saturday, July 24, 2010

Bill Cowher's wife passes away...

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Head Coach and current CBS anaylist Bill Cowher is dealing with the loss of his wife, Kaye, this morning.

Kaye Cowher was 54 and had been battling skin cancer.

She and Bill had met at North Carolina State in the 1970's and had been together ever since.

More from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette RIGHT HERE ((Bill and Kay Cowher//Courtesy: Matt Freed/Post-gazette))

KDKA-TV's Ken Rice talks about their special relationship...

Bill Cowher released this statement:
"Sadly, my wife Kaye lost her battle with cancer on Friday. Kaye was such a loving and compassionate person and she was the foundation of our family. Kaye was always at my side throughout my career as a player, coach, NFL analyst and, most importantly, as a parent to our three daughters Meagan, Lauren and Lindsay. They will miss their mother dearly.

"Kaye was the rock that we could all lean on in the tough times. She was looked up to by so many people and I cannot say enough about what Kaye meant to our family. Her memory will never be forgotten. We would like to thank everyone who has kept our family in their thoughts and prayers and for those who have reached out to express their condolences. It is clear that Kaye touched a lot of lives."

The Cowher family is asking anyone interested in making a donation on Kaye's behalf direct it to Family Resources of Pennsylvania at 412-363-1702 or through their website-

The OSG wish the Cowher family strength and condolences...

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