Diana Merriweather Ashby

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Diana Merriweather Ashby
Born (1963-03-22)March 22, 1963
California, U.S.
Died May 2, 1997(1997-05-02) (aged 34)
Nationality American
Known for Founder of the Melanoma Research Foundation

Diana Christine Merriweather Ashby (March 22, 1963 – May 2, 1997) was an American cancer activist and founder of the Melanoma Research Foundation.[1] Diana Ashby died on May 2, 1997.[2] She was married to NASA Astronaut Jeffrey S. Ashby (Captain, USN, Ret.),[3] sister of American painter Allison Lee Merriweather, and great granddaughter of American Painter, Florence Cornish (1899–1983).

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  1. ^ History of The Melanoma Research Foundation. Melanoma Research Foundation. Retrieved on 29 September 2008.
  2. ^ Diana Merriweather biography. Melanoma Research Foundation. Retrieved on 29 September 2008.
  3. ^ "ASTRONAUT ASHBY HAS SPECIAL MISSION", Daytona News Journal, Newsbank (July 29, 1999), pp. 04A. Retrieved on 29 September 2008.

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