American Politician Obituary, Lynn Yeakel, Dies at 80, Cause of Death

Lynn Yeakel was an American administrator and politician. She held the Betty A. Cohen Chair in Women’s Health at Drexel University College of Medicine and was director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership there.

Lynn Yeakel: Cause of Death

The news of  Lynn Yeakel’s death has saddened and grieved her loved ones and others who learned of her demise. She was a woman with a wonderful personality who was completely a wonderful human being. She was the unrelenting voice for women’s equality.

She died on Thursday at a hospital in Fort Mayers according to her daughter. She further revealed that Lynn was diagnosed with a progressively deteriorating disease before she died on January 13, 2022, at the age of 80.

Lynn Yeakel’s Age, Family, and Early Life

Lynn Yeakel was born on July 9, 1941, in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA.she was 80 years old at the time of her death. She was born to Porter Hardy jr who is her father and Lynn Moore is her mother. Her mother was a teacher in Tennessee by her profession whereas her father was a congress representative.

lynn yeakel family

The wiki page for her official biography does not describe her family in detail, so we do not know much about her early life or family background at present. We will update anyone who provides additional information about her early life and family when we do.

Lynn Yeakel’s Career, What is her profession?

She had a significant impact on women’s health and leadership. The IWHL has expanded in size and stature since Yeakel arrived at Drexel in 2002. To house the Institute and its main programs, Drexel built a new building on the College of Medicine’s Philadelphia campus.

Yeakel was a co-chair of a fundraising campaign to collect an extra $1.8 million for the Legacy Center’s permanent location. “Conversations about Women’s Health,” a popular community education program, and the Woman One Award and Scholarship Fund, which raises funds for medical tuition scholarships for minority women, are two more programs founded and led by Yeakel.

There are now eight Woman One Scholars studying medicine at Drexel, as well as 16 who have graduated and are practicing medicine in underprivileged regions across the country; three more Scholars have recently been added to the program.

Women’s Way, the nation’s first and biggest women’s fundraising coalition, was founded by Yeakel, who also served as its CEO from 1980 to 1992.

Which school and college did she go to?

She was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and a past trustee at the college. She earned a Master of Science in Management from American College.

Lynn Yeakel’s Net worth, How much does she earn?

As we write this information about her net worth is unavailable, we will update this section when we get to know about her net worth.

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Lynn Yeakel’s Husband, What about her relationship?

She was a married woman with a happy married life. She was married to Paul Yeakel.

They tied the knot in a ceremony in 1965. They both share two children.

Is she available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about her social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding her social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Lynn Yeakel’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBlonde
Eye ColourBlue
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Lynn Yeakel’s should be knows 

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Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpousePaul Yeakel
Children 2

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