Jenifer Estess

 

Age: 40

 

Summary: theatre producer who founded the Manhattan theatre company Naked Angels, who was diagnosed with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's disease) in 1997 and established Project A.L.S. as a fund-raising charity to help find a cure, whose story was told in the CBS movie Jenifer in 2001 starring Laura San Giacomo as Jenifer, who was named Glamour magazine's Woman of the Year in 2001, and whose memoir Tales From the Bed: On Living, Dying and Having It All will be released in 2004.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

 

Born: February 17, 1963

 

Died: December 16, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York