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David Boies Loses Daughter to Cancer

David Boies Loses Daughter to Cancer

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David Boies Loses Daughter to Cancer

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., attorney Caryl Louise Boies, whose father, David Boies, is co-lead attorney in the federal Proposition 8 case, died December 26 after battling lung cancer. She was 48.

Caryl Boies was the founding partner of the Fort Lauderdale office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, her father's law firm.

"The only common thread in what she did was a determination to fight what she perceived as a justice on behalf of people who would not ordinarily have access to counsel of her caliber -- and the larger and more aggressive the defendant, the better,'' David Boies toldTheMiami Herald. "She really packed an awful lot of living into the time she had."

Earlier this week Karen Ocamb of LGBT POVreported that condolences to the family can be sent via the American Foundation for Equal Rights, which has organized the Proposition 8 suit, at mail@afer.org.
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