In Memoriam provides NCRA members with timely information regarding the deaths of colleagues and friends. Links to death notices (name, city, state, and date of death) are posted as they are made available and confirmed by NCRA staff. When available, full links to obituaries and news articles are also provided. Please note that over time some links may be deactivated.
Martha Oliva, BS, CTR
Dolores Krull Michels-Harper, CTR
Barbara J. Kirk, CTR
Daniel Trace, CTR
Laura Broderick, CTR
Pamela Bakalarski, CCRP, MPA
April Fritz, RHIT, CTR
Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status for every cancer patient in the U.S. The curated data provides essential information to researchers, healthcare providers, and public health officials to better monitor and advance cancer treatments, conduct research, and improve cancer prevention and screening programs. Learn more about how to become a cancer registrar and how cancer registry data is used to improve public health.