Terri Schiavo



Age: 41


Summary: Florida woman who had spent the last fifteen years as a patient in a persistent vegetative state (PVS), which she had been brain damaged from cerebral hypoxia caused by cardiac arrest since February 1990, but whose feeding tube had recently been removed the third and final time causing widespread controversy.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: December 3, 1963


Died: March 31, 2005


Location: Pinellas Park, Florida