Marca Bristo

Jun 23, 1953 – Sep 8, 2019 (Age 66)


Marca Bristo, advocate for the disabled, who championed the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Chicago, after a battle with cancer. She was 66. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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Our condolences and heartfelt prayers go out to the family. We know that you all are so very proud of Marcas great accomplishments!. She certainly left a wonderful legacy touching the lives of so many!

DT, Jackson Mississippi

My deepest sympathies are extended to the Bristo family. Marca will always be an inspiration for those with and without disabilities. She made remarkable strides to better the lives of disabled Americans. I am truly saddened for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you all.

Marca Bristo (to right viewing side) 1954

Since we were babies, I will always miss you and love you a bunch. Rest in Peace.

God Bless you Marca--the best cousin and friend one could have. Growing up, we just about lived together. You left me with happy, delightful memories of childhood and teen-years. Rest In Peace! Love you forever.

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always...PRAYERS and BLESSINGS to family

Marca was an amazing advocate and woman! Such a force that will be sorely missed.

God bless you Marca and the monumental personal and social contributions you gifted to us all. Love and prayers for your family as they face this very difficult time.