Juneau resident: born in Juneau.
Family: Single; parents, Ole and Mary Taug; brothers, Ron Taug and Ole Taug III; sisters, Shirley Walkush and Flossy Brown; dog, Yupik.
Hobbies: Walking my dog, cooking and fishing.
Occupation: Family case manager, Tlingit-Haida Central Council.
Kind of cancer: Cervical.
Years surviving: 35.
Diagnosed: August 1974.
Quote: "Embrace every new day with family as a gift."
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