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Merv Johnson's wife dies Sunday evening after aneurysm

by Jason Kersey Modified: October 7, 2013 at 7:05 pm •  Published: October 7, 2013

 

NORMAN — Cindy Johnson, wife of Oklahoma director of football operations Merv Johnson, died Sunday evening after being removed from life support Friday.

The cause of her death was a brain aneurysm.

>>View/sign the guest book for Cindy Johnson

Merv Johnson has been on Oklahoma’s football staff since joining as an assistant coach in 1979. He began serving in his current role, which also includes color commentary on OU radio broadcasts, in 1998.

He didn’t miss Oklahoma’s home game Saturday against TCU. Oklahoma’s official Twitter account sent a tweet just before kickoff, saying, “football is the best therapy for his family tonight.”


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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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