Massachusetts AIDS Advocate Donna Lundquist-Keegan Dies of AIDS-Related Complications
Donna Lundquist-Keegan, a central Massachusetts AIDS advocate, died on Wednesday from AIDS-related complications, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports. Lundquist-Keegan and her daughter Felicia became a speaking team in the 1990s, after Lundquist-Keegan became infected, offering an "example of how AIDS infects and affects." Lundquist-Keegan served on the board of directors for AIDS Project Worcester and on the Statewide HIV Consumer Advisory Board. Marilyn Tormey of the HIV Consortium of Central Massachusetts said Lundquist-Keegan "made others aware of the disease and the affect it has on family life. She brought that to many classrooms all over the state" (Nangle, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 2/8).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.