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