Marja Bakker

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Dutch-born co-organizer of the Boston Marathon and the only female president of the Boston Athletic Association Running Club when she joined in 1978 but became its president in 1982 and was the first and only female president of the running club in the organization's 119-year history.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: April 20, 1947

 

Died: October 14, 2006

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts