Beatrice Kozera

 

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: retired farm worker whose fleeting relationship with novelist Jack Kerouac (d. 1969) was chronicled in On the Road, but who learned only a few years ago that her 15-day relationship with Kerouac in the farmworker labor camps of Selma, California in 1947 was featured in his famous Beat Generation novel and eventually a movie.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 13, 1920

 

Died: August 15, 2013

 

Location: Lakewood, California