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U of I shooting survivor passes away

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Miya Rodolfo-Sioson, the only survivor of a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa in 1991, has died of breast cancer.

She died on Wednesday at a hospital in Oakland, California. She was 40.

A spokeswoman for the Alameda County Medical Center-Highland Hospital says Rodolfo-Sioson was being treated for stage four breast cancer, the most serious stage.

Rodolfo-Sioson was a 23-year-old student at Iowa when she was shot by disgruntled graduate student Gang Lu on Nov. 1, 1991. She was one of six people Lu shot before he shot and killed himself.

Rodolfo-Sioson moved to California, where she served on Berkeley's Commission on Disability for eight years. More recently she had a part-time job taking foreign exchange students on tours of the San Francisco Bay area.

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