Sirdeaner Walker


Age: 51

activist who pushed for anti-bullying laws after her 11-year-old son Carl Walker-Hoover committed suicide when he hanged himself at his Springfield, Massachusetts home in 2009 after being tormented by his classmates, and who became an outspoken advocate for anti-bullying measures after her son's death.

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

Born: April 23, 1965

Died: October 5, 2016

Springfield, Massachusetts