Karen DeCrow




Age: 79


Summary: civil rights activist and lawyer who had led the National Organization of Women (NOW) in the 1970's when she pressured government agencies and big corporations to hire more women and called on the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate gender discrimination.



Cause of Death: Melanoma


Born: December 18, 1937


Died: June 6, 2014


Location: Syracuse, New York