French MEP Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, a regarded figure, in healthcare and politics, sadly passed away at the age of 66. The announcement of her passing was made today on August 9 by Stéphane Séjourné, the President of the Renew Europe group in the European Parliament.
Trillet Lenoir had earned respect for her contributions to cancer research and treatment as well as her advocacy for health and safety within Europe. With a career that spanned both medicine and politics, she served as a university professor, hospital oncologist and opposition councillor in Auvergne Rhône Alpes.
In 2019 Trillet Lenoir was elected as a Macronist MEP on the Renaissance list symbolizing her dedication to a prosperous Europe. Within the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety she tirelessly worked to ensure the well-being and security of citizens.
Stéphane Séjourné praised Trillet Lenoir’s commitment to European health and well-being, by calling her “an epitome of integrity.” He also acknowledged her grace and bravery while dealing with illness, which we deeply admire today. The passing of Véronique Trillet Lenoir has created a void, in both the European Parliament and the medical community, where she made contributions throughout her career. Her legacy of honesty, empathy and bravery will continue to inspire generations, was emphasized by Séjourné.
Remembering Véronique Trillet Lenoir; A Life of Commitment and Service
Véronique Trillet-Lenoirs’s life was defined by her unwavering dedication to improving healthcare and advocating for the people of Europe. As a oncologist, she played a crucial role in advancing cancer research and treatment serving as the chairperson of Lyon Auvergne Rhône Alpes Cancer Center from 2013 to 2020.
Alongside her pursuits, Trillet Lenoir also ventured into politics becoming an opposition councillor in Auvergne Rhône Alpes in 2015. Her commitment to service and her desire to make an impact was evident in her decision to enter the political arena.
Trillet Lenoirs political journey took a turn in 2019 when she was elected as an MEP representing Macron’s Renaissance list. Her election served as a testament to her support for President Emmanuel Macron and his vision for a prosperous Europe.
Within the European Parliament, Trillet Lenoir dedicated her efforts, towards addressing concerns promoting health initiatives and ensuring food safety. As a member of the Committee, on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety she worked tirelessly to ensure the well-being and safety of citizens. Her colleagues and constituents were deeply affected by Trillet Lenoirs passing. Stéphane Séjourné fittingly described her as a person of integrity highlighting her commitment to the health and well-being of Europeans. In addition to her accomplishments, Trillet Lenoir will be remembered for her kindness, generosity and genuine concern for others. She was highly regarded among her peers and the broader community for going beyond to help those in need.
Furthermore Trillet Lenoirs dignified battle against illness serves as an inspiration to all. Her resilience and determination, in circumstances, reflect the strength of character that defined both her life and career.
In conclusion, Véronique Trillet Lenoirs passing is mourned by the European Parliament, the medical community and all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her legacy of dedication, service and compassion will continue to inspire generations.