Lisa Bonchek Adams


Age: 45

Summary: breast caner advocate and blogger who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and blogged about her struggle with the disease and its treatments, but who wrote voluminously on her Facebook page, on her own website, and on Twitter, where she had more than 15,000 followers as she dealt frankly with the medical, emotional, and psychological issues she confronted in her eight years of treatment.

Cause of Death: Metastatic breast cancer

Born: July 29, 1969

Died: March 6, 2015

Darien, Connecticut