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NCIL Mourns the Passing of Teresa Favuzzi

Headshot: Teresa Favuzzi 1962-2018To friends and colleagues in the national Disability Rights Movement, Teresa M. S. Favuzzi, AKA “Fearless Favu,” was an intrepid leader who made the fight for justice, equality and inclusion her life’s focus. On Monday morning, February 5, 2018 Teresa passed away quietly at home with her beloved wife, Carol Bradley, by her side. She was 56.

Visit the CFILC website to read Teresa’s complete obituary.

Services have not yet been scheduled. CFILC will host a Celebration of Life in Sacramento, CA in June. Additional details to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made online to the Teresa Favuzzi Mobilization Fund, or via mail, checks made to the address of CFILC in memory of Teresa Favuzzi: 1000 G Street, Suite 100 / Sacramento, CA 95814.

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