NYC Woman who Battled Against Life Support Dies

NYC Woman who Battled Against Life Support Dies

News Feb 13, 2013

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New Yorker who initially battled her parents for the right to be taken off life support has died.

According to her mother, Sungeun (sun-yun) Grace Lee died Sunday. She was 28.

Jin Ah Lee (jihn ah lee) says a service for her daughter will be held Thursday, followed by a Friday burial.

The service will be at a church in Queens where Lee's father is a pastor.

The financial analyst was found to have a tumor on her brain stem in 2011.

She was hospitalized last fall after suffering a seizure. She later asked to be taken off the ventilator, but her devoutly Christian parents opposed that.

A judge sided with Lee, but she later changed her mind. She died at her parents' home.

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