Joyce Galya



Age: 57


Summary: top fund-raiser and longtime director of the University of Miami's Citizens Board for more than 25 years who had led an effort to help raise millions of dollars and to find donors to generate a large share of the private institution's funds despite her agonizing seven-hour chemotherapy sessions during an eight-year with terminal ovarian cancer.



Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer


Born: July 1, 1951


Died: October 4, 2008


Location: Kendall, Florida