Dianne Bady


Age: 67

environmentalist and founder of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition who in 1987 along with others had organized to thwart efforts by BASF Corp. to burn or bury toxic waste near Huntington, Ohio but who tackled pollution and mountaintop removal mining and fought off construction of a pulp mill in Mason County, among her targets as director of Huntington-based OVEC.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: August 8, 1950

Died: October 23, 2017

Huntington, Ohio