Anne Nicol Gaylor


Age: 88

Summary: outspoken founder of the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation who co-founded the atheist and agnostic awareness group in 1976 with her daughter Annie Laurie Gaylor and was its president until 2004 while the group has grown to be the largest of its kind in the country by frequently filing lawsuits defending the separation of church and state, and who also co-founded the abortion rights charity Women's Medical Fund that has served more than 20,000 Wisconsin women.

Cause of Death: Complications from a fall

Born: November 25, 1926

Died: June 14, 2015

Madison, Wisconsin