Yvonne McCain

 

 

Age: 63

 

Summary: plaintiff in McCain v. Koch case whose years of living in a welfare hotel in midtown Manhattan led to a landmark court ruling requiring New York to provide decent shelter for homeless families.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: October 25, 1948

 

Died: October 29, 2011

 

Location: Staten Island, New York