She tended to the health of poor workers and was at the forefront of a 1950s national grape boycott that brought his agricultural union triumph.

Marion Moses, who as a trusted aide to the farm workers’ leader Cesar Chavez promoted a nationwide boycott of table grapes and helped create a health care system for impoverished grape pickers, died on Aug. 28 in San Francisco. She was 84.

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