Claire Wineland

 

 

Age: 21

 

Summary: activist and author who captivated millions of people around the world with her honest talk about illness and mortality while living with cystic fibrosis, who worked to support and organize people with terminal and chronic illnesses as well as their families through her non-profit organization Claire's Place Foundation, who was a TEDx speaker and wrote the book Every Breathe I Take, Surviving and Thriving with Cystic Fibrosis, who was listed as one of Seventeen magazine's 17 Power Teens in 2016.

 

 

Cause of Death: After a stroke due to a blood clot following a double-lung transplant

 

Born: April 10, 1997

 

Died: September 2, 2018

 

Location: San Diego, California