Noreen Fraser, a TV producer who dedicated her life to raising money for cancer research, has lost her own battle with the disease. She was 63.
Fraser (pictured above with husband Woody Fraser), who’s TV credits include “Entertainment Tonight,” “Home Show” on ABC and “The Richard Simmons Show,” died at her Brentwood, California, home on Monday, a representative for the Noreen Fraser Foundation confirmed to TheWrap.
The producer and philanthropist was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer 16 years ago, and since then has not only fought her own battle but helped countless fellow sufferers live better, longer lives.
“I have made cancer my business,” she said on the foundation’s website.
Featuring entertainment stars such as Katie Couric, Gwyneth Paltrow and Aziz Ansari, “Stand Up to Cancer” first aired in Sept. 2008 and was shown in over 170 countries.
While the Noreen Fraser Foundation closed last year, its research continued through the Noreen Fraser Fund at UCLA.
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Noreen is survived by her husband Woody, an Emmy-nominated producer and director, and children Madeline and Mack.
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