Former first lady Nancy Reagan is dead

Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan.Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan.Photo. REUTERS/Chris Carlson/Pool/Files

Nancy Reagan, widow of former US President Ronald Reagan, has died at the age of 94.
The former US first lady had struggled with poor health in recent years,  TMZ, which was the first news outlet to report  the death, writes. The 94-year-old died of heart failure.
The former actress Nancy Reagan married Ronald Reagan in 1952 and the couple remained married until his death at the age of 93  in 2004.
Reagan was one of the most influential First Ladies of the White House through the ages. Her most famous project as first lady was the anti-drug campaign “Just say no.” After Ronald Reagan was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she became a spokeswoman for finding a cure for the dreaded brain disease.
Buried next to her husband
In a statement from the Reagan library it is stated that Nancy Reagan will be buried next to her husband on the grounds of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
The last years of her life she lived in Bel Air in Los Angeles.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today