Shannon McGowan

 

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: cancer survivor who founded a nationally famous support system called The Wellness Community (which eventually spread internationally) in 1982 in Santa Monica, California with Harold Benjamin, providing free psychological services for cancer patients, their families and friends, and who developed a program called Return To Wellness with her daughter, a program that assists women with the physical and emotional effects of cancer after treatment.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: circa 1943

 

Died: November 7, 2004

 

Location: Santa Monica, California