Mary Fitzpatrick

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: widow of Jack Fitzpatrick, a White man whose nationally publicized 1971 murder due to an apparent racially-motivated altercation at a Cleveland department store as he waited in a long line with his family to see Santa Claus became known as the Santa Line Slaying, in which the incident had recently attracted some attention again when actor Terrence Howard revealed that his father was the man convicted in Fitzpatrick's death.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 4, 1939

 

Died: March 19, 2008

 

Location: Cleveland, Ohio