Pauline Gagnon

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: widow of iconic Iwo Jima flagraiser Rene Gagnon (d. 1979) whose husband was one of the six Marines immortalized in the 1945 Associated Press photograph by Joe Rosenthal of the U.S. flag raising on Mount Suribachi during World War II that came to symbolize the Marine Corps and Allied victory over Japan.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 16, 1926

 

Died: January 16, 2006

 

Location: Manchester, New Hampshire