Debi Austin



Age: 62


Summary: iconic anti-tobacco advocate who had smoked a cigarette through a hole in her throat to illustrate the struggle of nicotine addiction in the mid-1990's public service ads, and who began smoking at age 13 but her larynx was removed at age 42.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: April 13, 1950


Died: February 22, 2013


Location: Van Nuys, California