Cecilia “CC” Brown spent her life on a one-woman crusade against child abuse.
Brown studied psychology at Beaver College, Hahnemann Medical College and Temple University, then launched into a career of fighting child abuse and neglect. She spoke to parent groups, organized hundreds of workshops, appeared on local TV and radio programs and spent 28 years volunteering as a counselor and lecturer with the Child Abuse Prevention Effort in Philadelphia.
Brown died on Sept. 1 from breast cancer. She was 60.