Shirley Firth

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Gwich'in Canadian four-time Olympic cross-country skier considered as one of Canada's greatest cross-country skiers of all time who became one of the first aboriginals to represent Canada at the Winter Olympics along with her twin sister Sharon Firth as they had participated in four Olympic events in 1972, 1976, 1980, and 1984.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: December 31, 1953

 

Died: April 30, 2013

 

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada