Bettye Travis



Age: 55


Summary: clinical psychologist with a long history of activism who challenged conventional wisdom about being overweight and was president of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, who weighed 300 pounds, tried to lessen the stigma and ridicule that come with being fat.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: September 29, 1951


Died: May 7, 2007


Location: Oakland, California