Summary: mental health activist whose involuntary confinement in a mental hospital in the 1960's inspired her to join a movement to guarantee basic human rights to psychiatric patients, where she began working with several organizations in the budding rights movement for mental health patients after her release.
Cause of Death: Complications from a pulmonary disease
Born: October 30, 1944
Died: January 16, 2010
Location: Arlington, Massachusetts