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Marcia R. Cohen, one of the oldest liver transplant patients dies at 94

Marcia R. Cohen, 94, formerly of Wynnewood, one of the oldest liver transplant recipients in the world, died Friday, Dec. 24, of heart failure at her son’s home in New York.

Mrs. Cohen was 74 when she received a liver transplant in March 2002 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and she surprised doctors and her family over the years by not only outliving expectations because of her advanced age but also thriving.


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John Manser, 70, a veteran journalist, Nov. 24, 2020 of NASH

WILMINGTON, Del. — John Manser, 70, a veteran journalist, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Christiana Hospital of complications from the liver disease NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis).

Born in Youngstown, to the late Ferris and Sophie Manos Manser, he graduated from Youngstown State University, where he discovered a talent and passion for journalism. He worked for newspapers and professional publications in Ohio, Maryland, Washington ,D.C., Delaware and Pennsylvania, winning many awards as a reporter and editor.


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James Redford died of liver cancer in 2020

James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford,  died October 2020. He was 58. A reminder that youth or fame are not protection against liver disease

His wife, Kyle, confirmed in an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune that her husband died from bile-duct cancer in his liver. Robert Redford’s publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement that the elder Redford is mourning with his family during this “difficult time.”

Kyle Redford said that her husband’s liver disease returned in 2019 and that the cancer was discovered in November of 2019 while he waited for a liver transplant.

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