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John Asher Bio, Biography, Age, Wife (Dee), Brother, Death and Cause, Net Worth, Education, Churchill Downs

27 August 2018, John Asher, Vice President Churchill Downs dies of an apparent Heart Attack.

 

John Asher Bio

John Asher was the Vice President of racing communications at Churchill Downs. He died on Monday morning, 27 August 2018 of an apparent heart attack. Asher was 62 years old. According to his bio at ChurchillDowns.com, Asher was an award-winning journalist and publicist for more than 30 years. He joined Churchill Downs in January 1997 and served as vice president of racing communications since March 1999.
Age 62 years old
Died  27 August 2018
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Net Worth Under Review
Wife Dee
Brother Tim Asher
Occupation Vice President of racing communications at Churchill Downs
Education Western Kentucky University

John Asher Death and Cause

John Asher was the vice president of racing communications at Churchill Downs. He died on Monday morning, 27 August 2018 of an apparent heart attack. Asher was 62 years old.

His brother, Tim Asher, stated that John and his wife, Dee, were on vacation in Orlando, Florida. “Dee said he wasn’t feeling well … and John said, ‘I think I need to go to the hospital,’” Tim Asher said. “They called an ambulance, and he died on the way to the hospital.”

His brother, Tim Asher, believes that John was in good health after a battle with diabetes a couple of years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Dee, and three daughters.

John Asher Biography

Joh Asher was a native of Leitchfield, Kentucky. He graduated from Western Kentucky University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

John Asher was a radio journalist at WHAS-AM and WAVE-AM in Louisville. He earned five Eclipse Awards for “Outstanding National Radio Coverage of Thoroughbred Racing.”

Condolences on Social Media – Twitter

Several people shared their condolences on social media, remembering his “hearty laugh” and his in-depth knowledge of horse racing.

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