Dorothy DeBolt

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: adoption advocate who along with her husband Bob had raised 20 children (six biological and 14 adopted), including many with physical or emotional disabilities and also became the subject of an Oscar-winning documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get 19 Kids? in 1977.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

 

Born: December 29, 1923

 

Died: February 24, 2013

 

Location: El Cajon, California