Death of Kenneth Edelin, M.D.

March 31, 1939 - December 30, 2013
Sarasota, Florida | Age 74

Doctor in landmark abortion case dies of cancer
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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Dr. Kenneth Edelin, a Boston physician at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday morning in Sarasota, Florida. He was 74.

Edelin's wife, Barbara, confirmed that he died after suffering from cancer.

She said that her husband was a great teacher and mentor, guiding many young doctors over his career.

"He was a great advocate for the rights of women to have choice in their own reproductive freedom,"...

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