Becky Zalewski died at the age of 38, died on February 2, 2007 in Staten Island, New York. Her obituary notice stated that she died as a result of a stroke just after giving birth. Her baby, a newborn son, Jack Beckett, survives.
Becky Zalewski was a much beloved Legal Aid lawyer. She is survived by her husband, Mark Rutkowsky, a lawyer in private practice. Busloads of attorneys who work in the Manhattan criminal courts attended her funeral service in Staten Island.
This quilt block was created by Anne Risgin.