|Birth:||Jun. 13, 1975, USA|
|Death:||Nov. 11, 2006|
Melissa was a ray of warmth, light, talent, humor, intelligence and strength. She died following a 12 day struggle to overcome cardiac arrest and ensuing complications. Survived by her beloved husband, Tim Coleman; parents, Marti and Ira Kirschbaum; sister, Sarah Kirschbaum; grandmother, Frances Kirschbaum and many, many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors and friends.