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Dana Morosini Reeve
Birth: Mar. 17, 1961
Teaneck
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2006
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Social Reformer, Actress. A native of New York City she graduated with honors from Middlebury College before venturing to California to pursue an acting career. She made appearances on television's "Law and Order" and "All My Children" and hosted a talk show on the Lifetime Network. She performed on Broadway as well as regional theaters around the country. In 1992 she married actor Christopher Reeve. Three years later her husband was paralyzed in a horse riding accident. She became a tireless advocate in the search for a cure to paralysis and at her husband's death on October 10, 2004 she assumed the position of chairperson of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. At the time of her death over sixty–two million dollars had been given by the foundation for research and quality of life grants. She spent the last years of her life as an activist for the rights of the disabled. Although she nor her husband ever smoked she was stricken by lung cancer. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Christopher Reeve (1952 - 2004)*
 
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Cause of death: Lung cancer
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lisa King
Record added: Mar 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13553481
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- Frosty
 Added: May. 1, 2016
To a fellow warrior in fighting cancer. I had my mammography lastweek: all is well! THANK YOU for being such an extremely strong wifeto Chris...thank God, I have an equallystrong husband. Your son was so very blessed to have you and Chris as parentsand...(Read more)
- LOVE, ANNE
 Added: May. 1, 2016

- Golden Glitter
 Added: Apr. 28, 2016
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