Claire Wineland (1997 - 2018)

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Claire Wineland (Jerod Harris / Getty Images for PTTOW!) Claire Wineland in the Amazing Lives Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Claire Wineland (1997 – 2018) was a social media personality known for her inspiring and humorous approach to living with the terminal illness cystic fibrosis. She had a popular YouTube channel, gave public speeches, and made appearances on CNN and “The Dr. Oz Show.” She founded the non-profit Claire’s Place Foundation to provide emotional and financial support to families living with cystic fibrosis.

She died on Sunday September 2, 2018, after suffering a stroke following a double lung transplant. She was 21 years old.

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