Miriam Engelberg

 

 

Age: 48

 

Summary: graphic novelist and illustrator whose battle with metastatic breast cancer was chronicled in her 2006 best-selling comic memoir Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person, which came out in the spring and found improbable humorous spin in her own terminal illness.

 

 

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

Born: January 7, 1958

 

Died: October 17, 2006

 

Location: San Francisco, California