Lecretia Seales


Age: 42

Summary: New Zealand lawyer and right-to-die campaigner who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011 and received brain surgery, chemotherapy and radio therapy but her condition continued to deteriorate and she took her case to a landmark High Court ruling earlier in 2015 to challenge New Zealand law for her right to die with the assistance of her doctor without criminal prosecution before Justice David Collins denied her wish stating that only Parliament could change the law.

Cause of Death: Brain cancer

Born: April 4, 1973

Died: June 5, 2015

Wellington, New Zealand