Ethel "Sunny" Lowry

 

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: swimmer who became the seventh woman and fourth Englishwoman to swim the English Channel when she successfully swam from France to England in 15 hours and 41 minutes on August 28 to 29, 1933 (it was her third attempt), and who was inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Association's Hall of Fame in 2003 as one of only five British women to have successfully swum the Channel.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 2, 1911

 

Died: February 21, 2008

 

Location: Warrington, Cheshire, England