Jean S. Harris



Age: 89


Summary: private-school headmistress whose 1981 trial for the murder of prominent Scarsdale, New York cardiologist and diet book author Dr. Herman Tarnower galvanized the U.S. for a year with its story of vengeance by a woman scorned, and who served 12 years of a 15-year sentence but counseled other female prisoners.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: April 27, 1923


Died: December 23, 2012


Location: New Haven, Connecticut