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