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Goddard tennis coach John Markham has died

Goddard tennis coach John Markham, who was diagnosed with liver cancer in late 2006, died this morning. Markham continued to coach and taught physical education at Goddard middle school.

Information concerning his funeral has not been released.

“He’s what every school deserves in any coach,” Wichita Collegiate tennis coach Dave Hawley said. “When you think of him, you think of first class in the way he lived his life.”