Barbara Coe

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: lifelong political activist and founder of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform who had helped to lead the grass-roots movement behind Proposition 187, the controversial 1994 state ballot initiative to deny illegal immigrants access to social or welfare services and publicly funded health care except for emergency treatments.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: December 6, 1933

 

Died: August 31, 2013

 

Location: Huntington Beach, California