LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Kinmont Boothe, the skiing champion who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject of a book and two Hollywood films, has died. She was 75.
Kinmont Boothe died Thursday at a hospital in Carson City, Nev., Ruth Rhines of the local coroner's office told the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/wa6wUs).
At age 18, the L.A. native was the national women's...
"John, Jill will be missed by many for many years. She taught my children in school then my husband had the honor to build the Jill Kinmont School. One of my finest treasures is the painting by Jill of Mt Tom which was given to me as a retirement gift from your sister Linda."
– Candi Williams, Acquaintances ,
Show Low , AZ, Mar 08, 2014
"John, You are in our thoughts.You both were lucky to find each other.Hard to believe it's been a year already.She will forever be missed but her memory will live on.You are truly a gem and devoted husband.You are surround by friends who truly care."