Cynthia Lufkin

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: philanthropist and cancer research advocate whose marriage to Wall Street firm Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette co-founder Dan Lufkin had created a New York power couple in social and philanthropic circles when she was diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant with her second child in 2005 and became co-chairmain of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, where she was active in its support of a Sloan-Kettering project to develop a DNA vaccine for melanoma, a type of skin cancer.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from breast and lung cancer

 

Born: April 30, 1962

 

Died: July 3, 2013

 

Location: Manhattan, New York