December 29, 1922 - February 2, 2014 Charlotte M. Haley, the original creator of the breast cancer awareness ribbon, died February 2nd in Simi Valley, Ca. Charlotte became well known through a documentary titled, Pink Ribbon, Inc., which highlighted the profit motive behind the use of the breast cancer ribbon campaigns, that she started in 1991. Charlotte and her late husband Robert G. Haley were both active participants at the First Presbyterian Church, community theatre, Goodwill, PEO/BIL. She is survived by her three children Leslie, Nancy and Robert, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and her sister Iris. A memorial will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Simi Valley, CA. on 15 March, 2014. www.firstrunfeatures.com/pinkribbonsinc/
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Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2014