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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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You would be proud of the foundation your sister started in your name and all the money she raised. Rest well knowing that she has carried on for you. God Bless you Susan
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017

- shelby
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017
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