The Lustgarten Foundation Expresses Condolences for the Loss of Bonnie Franklin
BETHPAGE, NY, March 1, 2013 – The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private foundation dedicated to funding pancreatic cancer research, today offered the following statement concerning the death of Bonnie Franklin, the talented actress best known for her role as Ann Romano on the long-running sitcom, One Day at a Time:
Kerri Kaplan, Lustgarten Foundation Executive Director, said: "The Lustgarten Foundation would like to express its condolences to the family, friends and fans of Bonnie Franklin, who lost her brave battle with pancreatic cancer today. She will be remembered fondly as a beloved actress who delighted us all with her comedic talent. Pancreatic cancer is the most lethal of all cancers, and Ms. Franklin’s passing from this disease reminds us all of the urgent need for more research so we can find a cure."