Nancy Sullivan


Age: 57

Summary: well-known anthropologist and activist in Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific who was known as a staunch advocate for Papua New Guinea's residents whose way of life is threatened by logging and mining, but who spent much of the past decade working to document and preserve an extensive cave art system in the island nation's Karawari region, where the images drawn on walls date back thousands of years.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: circa 1958

Died: July 16, 2015

LaGrange, New York