Kaye Cowher Passes Away At 54

July 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Kaye Cowher, the wife of former Pittsburgh Steelers’ head coach Bill Cowher, passed away Friday night at the age of 54. 
Mrs. Cowher had been battling skin cancer for some time, but as with most things personal, the Cowhers chose to keep the matter private.  
Both Bill and Kaye were athletes at North Carolina State University, where they met and formed a relationship that would last over 20 years. Bill played linebacker on the football team, while Kaye and her twin sister Faye were star basketball players for the Wolfpack.
During their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Cowher had three daughters, all of whom are outstanding athletes. 
Kaye enjoyed coaching her daughters, as the two oldest daughters Meagan and Lauren went on to follow in their mother’s footsteps, playing collegiate basketball together at Princeton. 
Mrs. Cowher was also highly involved in charities for abused children during her time in Pittsburgh. 
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