Jeannette Caines

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: author of several acclaimed children's books including I Need a Lunch Box and Just Us Women who received National Black Child Development Institute's Certificate of Merit and a lifetime achievement award from the Virginia Center for the Book, and who most recently opened a Virginia bookstore.

 

 

Cause of Death: Adverse reaction to chemotherapy treatment she was receiving for stomach cancer

 

Born: May 18, 1937

 

Died: July 11, 2004

 

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia