Bullard softball coach dies after battling cancer

Bullard softball coach dies after battling cancer
Head softball coach Megan Dobrinski died Wednesday morning following her battle with cancer. (Source: Bullard ISD)

BULLARD, TEXAS (KLTV) - Bullard High School’s head softball coach has died after her battle with cancer.

Megan Dobrinski died Wednesday morning, according to Bullard ISD. She was 33.

In a press release, Bullard ISD said, “It is with a heavy heart we are saddened to announce the passing of Bullard ISD Head Softball Coach and Teacher Megan Dobrinski. After a strong and courageous battle with cancer, Coach D lost her battle this morning, Wednesday, August 14th, 2019. Coach D was an asset to the Bullard ISD family and touched so many with her vibrant smile and spirit during her short 5 years at Bullard ISD. The district is offering counseling services for both students and staff during this time of need. We do ask for your thoughts and prayers for the Dobrinski Family and the BISD Students and Staff.”

Her husband posted about her passing on Wednesday morning.

This morning I lost my best friend in life and mother of our beautiful children. We celebrated our eleventh anniversary...

Posted by Jonathan 'Dobber' Dobrinski on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Bullard community rallied behind Dobrinski during her battle with cancer, showing support on social media with the hashtag #dobrinskistrong. A softball and kickball tournament benefiting Dobrinski was hosted on Aug. 10.

Dobrinski also taught Business Information Management, according to the district website.

Her funeral will be held at the Audrey B. Owens Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. The auditorium is located at 1426 S. Houston in Bullard.

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