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Jennifer Linn, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Fundraiser, Dies at 40

Jennifer Goodman Linn, who founded the most successful patient-run fundraiser at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, died yesterday after a long battle with the disease. She was 40.

Linn, the subject of a 2009 Bloomberg News column, in 2007 founded Cycle for Survival, which has raised more than $9 million, according to the New York-based hospital’s website. The event has been the biggest patient-run fundraiser, according to the center.