|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2004|
Humanitarian and champion of civil rights, reproductive health and AIDS awareness. Wife of billionaire Warren Buffett. A jazz afficionado with a beautiful voice, she sang from her teen years in church and eventually, at age 45 after raising her children, moved to San Francisco to realize her dream of becoming a singer. She performed in New York, recorded a number of CDs, performed at The News/Albright Knox Jazz Series and at the Calumet, under her maiden name, Susie Thompson. Bono, U2 lead singer and personal friend, who shared her interest in AIDS awareness sang at her funeral. Died of a stroke while visiting friends with her husband.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Aug 12, 2004
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