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Nov132011

Evelyn Lauder, Creator of Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon, Dies at 75

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Evelyn Lauder, Estee’s daughter-in-law, passed away in Manhattan from ovarian cancer on Saturday. She was 75.

Lauder is credited with the creation of the pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness and has raised funds to establish the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Cancer Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Lauder also worked for the family business at Estee Lauder’s Fifth Avenue headquarters.
 
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