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Susan Goodman Komen
Birth: Oct. 31, 1943
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1980
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Medical Figure. A victim of breast cancer, she lost her battle with the disease in 1980. Near the end of her life she asked her sister Nancy Brinker to help find a cure for the disease. Nancy founded the Susan G. Komen Breast cancer foundation in her sisters memory in 1982. It has since became a nationally renown foundation with the annual Race for the Cure. (bio by: Joshua Ross) 
 
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 Parents:
  Marvin Leon Goodman (1916 - 2007)
  Eleanor N. Newman Goodman (1920 - 2015)
 
Burial:
Parkview Cemetery
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Original cemetery closed and her body was moved to Parkview Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 40.71323, -89.61479
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joshua Ross
Record added: May 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14281213
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The fight continues to find a cure and end this killer.
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 Added: Sep. 16, 2016

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