Jillian Thompson

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: honors student at Fort Worth Country Day School in Fort Worth, Texas whose battle with cancer led to a bone marrow registration effort, who had a form of cancer known as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, but who had been undergoing chemotherapy to fight a tumor in her chest, and it was thought that a bone marrow transplant was her best shot at a cure.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of cancer

 

Born: March 22, 1983

 

Died: October 20, 2000

 

Location: Fort Worth, Texas