Norma Bauerschmidt, the 91-year-old Michigan woman who made headlines for her decision to forgo cancer treatment to go on a cross-country road trip, has died.
“Miss Norma” started her journey in August 2015 and visited over 75 different cities, traveling with her son and daughter-in-law in a specially equipped RV.
The family shared Miss Norma’s adventures on a Facebook page, Driving Miss Norma. They shared the news of her death on Friday. In early September, the family posted that they had landed on San Juan Island in Washington and intended to stay as Miss Norma’s health was declining. Read more