Elizaveta Glinka, humanitarian worker and charity activist, Died at 54


Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka also known as Dr. Liza was born on February 20, 1962, and died on December 25, 2016.

She was a Russian humanitarian worker and charity activist.

Glinka was honoured three times with state awards for her work.

Glinka studied at the Russian National Research Medical Institute in Moscow, graduating in paediatric anesthesiology.

Glinka emigrated to the US, in 1986 where she studied palliative care and became involved with the work of hospices.

When she returned to Russia, she worked at the First Moscow Hospice, after which she moved to Ukraine.

She died in the 2016 Russian Defence Ministry Tupolev Tu-154 crash.

Elizaveta Glinka passed away at 54 years old.