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  • Antelope Valley, Lancaster, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 28, 1962

    Neil Armstrong

    His Daughter's Death

    Antelope Valley, Lancaster, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 28, 1962

    In June 1961, Karen was diagnosed with a malignant tumor of the middle part of her brain stem; X-ray treatment slowed its growth, but her health deteriorated to the point where she could no longer walk or talk. She died of pneumonia, related to her weakened health, on January 28, 1962, aged two.




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