"Colleen" Roe is one of the women Life Dynamics notes on their "Blackmun Wall" of women killed by legalized abortion.
In early March of 1972, Colleen traveled from Michigan to New York for a safe and legal abortion. She was 21 years old and 20 weeks pregnant.
Colleen had a history of asthma. During the abortion, she went into respiratory arrest. She died March 8.
Sources: "Maternal Mortality Associated With Legal Abortion in New York State: July 1, 1970 â€“ June 30, 1972," Berger, Tietze, Pakter, Katz, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 43:3, March 1974, 322.