Buss, 64, of Grosse Pointe Shores, was a staple in the hockey community, having coached for 47 years along with being the chairman of the Silver Stick tournaments held at Civic Arena which attracts local, national and international teams.
He coached the Saints' Midget A team last season to a MAHA State title and a runner-up finish at Nationals at Troy in April, according to an article published by Hockey Weekly.
In addition to his success on the ice, he also ran a successful medical practice in Troy.
Survivors include sisters Diana Phillips and Darlene Furrer, and brothers David Buss and Dennis Buss.
Memorial tributes may be made to: St. Clair Shores Hockey Association, 2649 Crooks Road, Troy, MI 48084 (www.scsha.org)