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UPDATE: Funeral for former Merrill coach and teacher to be held at high school

Merrill girls basketball head coach Adam Smith at practice on Jan. 27.
Merrill girls basketball head coach Adam Smith at practice on Jan. 27.(WSAW)
Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 3:42 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 30, 2021 at 3:43 PM CST
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MERRILL, Wis. (WSAW) - Funeral services are planned for a Merrill high school teacher and coach who died due to a rare bone cancer.

Adam Smith was a special education teacher. He also hed held several basketball coaching positions at Merrill High School. According to his obituary, Smith was also a coach for Special Olympics and was a Special Olympics booster club member.

Smith died on Dec. 28. He was 28.

The family is requesting donations may be made in Adam’s name to Merrill Special Olympics.

On Monday, January 3 Taylor-Stine Funeral Home posted an update to Smith’s funeral and visitation. The funeral on January 7 at 11:00 a.m. will now be held at the Merrill High School Auditorium. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Jan. 6th and again after 10 a.m. Jan. 7 all at the Merrill High School Auditorium.

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Posted by Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services on Monday, January 3, 2022

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