How Did Claire Wineland Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Claire Wineland death

The entrepreneur Claire Wineland passed away at age 21, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Entrepreneur and founder of the award-winning non-profit organization Claire’s Place Foundation, which provides support to families living with Cystic Fibrosis. She has gone on to become an advocate for others suffering from the disease she has had since birth.

She was born in Austin, Texas with Cystic Fibrosis and spent roughly 1/3 of her life in the hospital. She had upwards of 30 surgeries; she died from a massive stroke following one of her transplant surgeries. She has a younger sister named Ellie.

How did Claire Wineland die?

Stroke caused Claire Wineland's death in 2018.

Information about the death of Claire Wineland
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death21 years
BirthdayApril 10, 1997
Death dateSeptember 2, 2018
Place of deathUC San Diego Health, San Diego, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


I don’t spend any time thinking about the day that I’m cured, or the day that I’m healthier, and that’s because I know that on a certain level it doesn’t matter.

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I can’t just expect people to know what to say. I have to make them see me as more than my illness.

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Death is Inevitable. Living a life we can be proud of is something we can control.

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It’s OK to feel pain and experience it. I’m not trying to fix myself. My suffering has given me so much.

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I love the idea of college, but I first need to figure out how to transition to being an adult because we honestly never thought I would make it to this point.

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