Jill Chaifetz


Age: 41

lawyer who spent most of her professional life championing the legal and educational rights of the city's children when she founded the Legal Services Center at The Door, a New York City youth development agency through which she provided legal advice to young people including many in foster care or homeless, who published numerous reports and articles on topics such as the rights of teen parents.

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

Born: July 24, 1964

Died: February 2, 2006

New York City, New York