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