BOISE STATE ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR LISA PARKER PASSES AWAY FOLLOWING ILLNESS

BOISE, Idaho Lisa Parker, senior associate athletic director for student services at Boise State University and the senior women’s administrator for Bronco athletics, passed away Friday (June 20) morning at her home following a long battle with cancer.

Parker joined the staff at Boise State in June of 2003 after serving as the director of athletics and head women’s basketball coach at Colorado Christian University. She oversaw all areas of student welfare while a member of the Bronco staff which included academic services, support services, sports programs, eligibility and compliance coordination.

A member of the NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Committee, Parker earned both her bachelor of science in Education and her master’s of science degree in Education from Midwestern State (Texas) University.

The Boise State athletic department, along with the Bronco Athletic Association, has established the Lisa G. Parker Scholarship Endowment. Individuals wishing to make contributions to the scholarship fund should contact the BAA at (208) 426-3556.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday (June 26) beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Taco Bell Arena on the Boise State campus.

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