Jill Costello

Activist, Deceased Person

1987 – 2010

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Who was Jill Costello?

Jillian Helene Weinkauf Costello, better known simply as Jill Costello, was an American athlete and activist against lung cancer. Jill is best known for leading the California Golden Bears crew as varsity coxswain while fighting against stage IV lung cancer. Jill was an otherwise healthy, 21 year old non-smoker, when she was diagnosed with cancer. In 2011 Jillian was inducted into both the NCAA Hall of Fame and the UC Berkeley Golden Bears Hall of Fame.

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Born
Dec 1, 1987
San Francisco
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
Died
Jun 24, 2010
San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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