Coach Bill Heusner Is Hospitalized After Heart Disturbance -- May 21, 2002
MIAMI, Florida, May 21. BILL Heusner, a long-time coach and official member of USA Swimming, is very
While attending some U.S. Diving meetings in Florida the week of May 6, Bill suffered a heart disturbance. His pacemaker/defibrillator did what it was supposed to do, providing an electrical jolt to his heart. That caused him to fall, and he suffered a serious closed head injury.
Bill is now hospitalized in Florida. He is in a drug-induced coma, has a feeding tube, and has pneumonia. His prognosis is not known.
Cards for Bill, his wife Ellie, and children can be sent to:
c/o Bill Jahmes
2774 Hyde Park Place
Clearwater, FL 33761