Kitty O'Neil

Mar 24, 1946 – Nov 2, 2018 (Age 72)


Kitty O'Neil was a legendary Hollywood stuntwoman who set the land speed record for female drivers in 1976. The daredevil reached an average speed of 512.71 miles per hour during two runs while driving a hydrogen-peroxide fueled three-wheeled rocket car in the Alvord Desert in Oregon. She died Friday, November 2, 2018, at the age of 72. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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A fantastic person. she proved the odds makers wrong and is an inspiration to all that want to give up when the challenges get hard. She is the stuff of legend.

May the family continue to have faith and love knowing God hears their prayers.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

My brother, Ronnie Zaczkiewicz, knew Kitty as a small child in Texas. They went to classes together to learn to lip read and speak. I think they were about 2 years old. In fact, Ronnie is shown sometimes in photos with Kitty, in published articles and film about her. Ronnie has ALWAYS been proud to boast about Kittys accomplishments throughout his life, maintaining a bond through remembrance that she knew nothing about. Now, just yesterday, through the internet he learned of her passing....

Dear family,

As a Sign Language Interpreters I was particularly interested in this death of Kitty.
This is such a devastating event one because of her age secondly because she was deaf. May you be comforted by the God who gives comfort add to yours.


Aaron Orange
Wesley Chapel, Fl

Sending my condolences to Ms. Kitty ONeils family and loved ones. She was a part of many of my favorite childhood tv shows and movies. May your heavy hearts be comforted by Gods love. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17


Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the death of your dear love one may God give you strength to endure this most difficult time please read John 6:40