30 Years Ago Today

Susan G. Komen and Nancy G. Brinker

On August 4th, 1980, Susan G. Komen passed away at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Illinois, surrounded by people who loved her. She left behind a beautiful family and a loving community. Her sister’s love ignited the Promise that launched the global breast cancer movement now shared by millions. Today, we reflect on the person, Susan G. Komen, a name of love and compassion that shall live forever.