Dana Woldow


Age: 65

school volunteer who drew national attention when she began a fight to rid California schools of junk food and was horrified when she saw how easily available soda, potato chips, ice cream, and other junk foods were in San Francisco public schools, but who became a crusader for healthful school lunches in 2002 and with a group of parents, teachers, and students formed the school district's Student Nutrition & Physical Activity Committee, which tackled issues of childhood obesity and physical fitness.

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

Born: November 22, 1951

Died: April 17, 2017

San Francisco, California