Debra Chasnoff

 

 

Age: 60

 

Summary: Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker whose educational films promoted greater tolerance for gays and lesbians, who won the Oscar for documentary short in 1992 for producing and directing Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons & Our Environment, which explored that company's role in making bombs and its impact on public health.

 

 

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

Born: October 12, 1957

 

Died: November 7, 2017

 

Location: San Francisco, California