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Mabel Fairbanks
Birth: Nov. 14, 1915
Death: Sep. 29, 2001

Acclaimed Figure Skater. She was a champion ice skater who was known for her athletic leaps. In the 1940s and 50s, she gained respect and fame as a coach, later to mentor the likes of such greats as Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner, Scott Hamilton, and Kristi Yamaguchi, to name a few. She was the first African American woman inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame. (bio by: Ron Moody) 

Cause of death: Acute Leukemia
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Legends (formerly Section 8), Lot 216, Grave 19, West side of lake
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6001097
Mabel Fairbanks
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Mabel Fairbanks
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Mabel Fairbanks
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
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- Robbi Anderson
 Added: Apr. 9, 2014

- Dalene Worthington
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
Happy Birthday from another skater.
- elaine bailey
 Added: Nov. 14, 2013
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