Irene McCabe

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: founder and president of the anti-busing organization National Action Group who along with future Oakland County executive L. Brooks Patterson helped mobilize white opposition to busing to integrate the Pontiac Public Schools, and who also led several anti-busing protests including a 620-mile march from Pontiac, Michigan to Washington, D.C. to push for federal antibusing legislation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications during surgery

 

Born: December 14, 1934

 

Died: November 2, 2004

 

Location: Pontiac, Michigan