ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The St. Louis Cardinals announced former Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan's wife has died.
Jeanine Duncan underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor in August 2011.
In January 2012 Dave Duncan asked for a leave of absence to care for his wife throughout her recovery.
The St. Louis Cardinals released the following statement regarding Jeanine's passing:
"The entire Cardinals organization was saddened upon hearing of the recent passing of Jeanine Duncan.
"Jeanine fought her illness with courage and dignity. She will always be remembered as a devout wife and mother who supported her baseball family with passion and encouragement.
"We wish to extend our thoughts and prayers to the entire Duncan family and their many friends."
Services will be held Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. at Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.