Death of Evelyn Lauder

August 12, 1936 - November 12, 2011
Manhattan, New York | Age 75

Breast health advocate dies at 75
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CRISTIAN SALAZAR, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Pink was Evelyn Lauder's color.

In her long career as an executive at cosmetics giant Estee Lauder Cos., the company founded by her mother-in-law, Lauder worked with many shades of red, peach, bronze and even blues, but pink was the one hue that changed her life.

In 1992, Lauder worked with her friend Alexandra Penney, the former editor-in-chief of Self magazine, to create the pink ribbon campaign for breast...

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