"Bud" Cuca Jr., 43, of Lincoln, NE, died Wednesday,
April 17, due to complications from cancer. He was president
of the Nebraska Trucking Association (NTA) since 1996 and joined
the NTA staff in 1991 as membership services director. The NTA
offices were closed Friday in honor of Cuca.
was a member of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ; Lincoln Bar
Association; Nebraska Bar Association; president, Country Club
of Lincoln; past president, Rebounders Club; UNL Alumni Association
board of directors; legal counsel for Gov. Kay Orr during her
term in office; Nebraska Chamber of Commerce board of directors;
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce board of directors; Leadership Lincoln
director and fellow; University of Nebraska Foundation board
of trustees; and University of Nebraska student regent.
survived by his wife, Heidi; his 6-year-old son, Ben; and his
4-year-old daughter, Meg, all of Lincoln.
service was held Friday, April 19, 2002 at the Cathedral of
the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd. The family suggests sending
memorial donations to: American Cancer Society for Research,
5733 S. 34th St., Suite 500, Lincoln, NE 68516; University of
Nebraska Foundation, Men's Basketball Scholarship, Ste. 200,
1111 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln, NE 68508.