Mirranda Grace Lawson


Age: 2

central figure of a Virginia brain death dispute who had been on life support since May 11, 2016 when she choked on a piece of popcorn after her doctors said that they were certain she wouldn't recover and wanted to perform a test that would confirm she was brain dead whose parents went to court to block a hospital from performing a brain death test on the child, saying they worried it would harm her.

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

Born: January 1, 2014

Died: November 1, 2016

Richmond, Virginia