Rosemary Breslin


Age: 47

journalist, screenwriter and daughter of newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin who wrote the critically-acclaimed book Exactly What I Had in Mind: An Incurable Love Story about her mysterious and rare blood disease and coping with regular and painful blood transfusions while also growing into a marriage and career, who also wrote for NYPD Blue and won awards for two documentaries related to the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

Born: March 23, 1957

Died: June 14, 2004

New York City, New York