Susan Butcher

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: dog musher who rose to fame when she became the second woman to win the Iditarod dogsled race in 1986 and later the second four-time winner in 1990 and the first to win four out of five.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a bone marrow transplant

 

Born: December 26, 1954

 

Died: August 5, 2006

 

Location: Seattle, Washington