Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Cindy Barbara Hillary, the African-American woman to reach the North Pole, who recently passed away.
Barbara Hillary of San Juan Hill, New York, was the first known African-American woman to reach the North Pole, which she did at the age of 75 in 2007.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by
Barbara Hillary was easily the most fascinating and dynamic human being I’ve ever known. It has been an honor being her friend for the last six years.
Ms Barbara was the first black woman to reach the N (75yo) and S Pole (79yo). pic.twitter.com/FTfefg8fBF
— Tata LaLicious (@ByePoleHer) November 23, 2019
Barbara Hillary Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what cause the death of Cindy Duchon . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Last night the incredible Barbara Hillary (@northsouthpole) passed away at age 88. Barbara was the 1st African American woman to travel to both the North and South Pole, and she did so in her seventies! We had the joy of meeting and interviewing Barbara for our Spring Issue. pic.twitter.com/80ghJVP2J3
— Unearth Women (@UnearthWomen) November 23, 2019
Such sad news to hear our Polar Explorer @northsouthpole Barbara Hillary has passed away aged 88. We have loved following her adventures & she is an inspiration. We are sending our love to her family & friends… her life story shall live on through our class.
— Polar Explorers (@MissRawlings56) November 23, 2019
Dear friends, Barbara Hillary has died. She was 88 and had suffered significant health decline in recent months. She lives on in history, in the hearts of those who loved her, and in the inspiration she gave to so many. @northsouthpole #NorthPole #SouthPole #Mongolia #Explorer
— Barbara Hillary (@northsouthpole) November 23, 2019
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