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Feb. 1, 2006
Contact: Todd Cohen, University Relations, (785) 864-8586.

Statement by Chancellor Hemenway on death of KU employee Steven Haight

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway issued the following statement in response to the Saturday death of KU employee Steven A. Haight, 36, who was killed as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Visitation is set for 6 to 8 tonight at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday.

“On behalf of the university family, I want to extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Steven Haight, who died tragically on Saturday. Steven was a systems specialist in KU’s Computer Center for nearly 13 years following his graduation from KU. Our hearts go out to his wife, Jennifer, and their two children.”


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