NYC Woman who Battled Against Life Support Dies
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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