Dr. Henry Morgantaler

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: Polish-born Canadian abortion rights activist who helped to overturn Canada's anti-abortion law in 1988 after he had emerged in 1967 as an advocate for a woman's right to have an abortion at a time when attempting to induce one was a crime punishable by life in prison.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: March 19, 1923

 

Died: May 29, 2013

 

Location: Toronto, Canada