American film producer, Laura Ziskin succumbed to breast cancer. She was battling the disease since 2004 when she was diagnosed with it.
The 7 year battle saw her undergo many treatments that included chemotherapy and mastectomy.
The producer who was a part of movies like Pretty Woman and As Good As It Gets was an avid campaigner and promoted awareness against cancer. Along with a bevy of other personalities like Sherry Lansing and Katie Couric, she created Stand Up To Cancer – an initiative that targeted all types of cancer.
She took her last breath on June 12 at the age of 61.
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