Gilda Radner had a rare gift. Even in her darkest days fighting cancer, the comedian knew laughter could be good medicine.
The Madison, Wis., chapter of the Gilda’s Club cancer support organization has decided not to change its name after all.
The chief executive officer of the original Gilda’s Club in New York City on Wednesday questioned the choice by a branch in Wisconsin to change names because younger generations might not remember its namesake, Gilda Radner.
More than twenty years after her death from ovarian cancer, Gilda Radner’s spirit and lust for laughter live on in Gilda’s Club — a warm, inviting place with seminars and support groups for every type of cancer.