Former U.S. First Lady Nancy Reagan dead at 94

Nancy Reagan

Former United States First Lady Nancy Reagan is dead. She died on Sunday.

Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, according to her spokeswoman, Joanne Drake of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library . . .

“Mrs. Reagan will be buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, next to her husband, Ronald Wilson Reagan, who died on June 5, 2004. Prior to the funeral service, there will be an opportunity for members of the public to pay their respects at the library,” Drake said in a statement.

Ronald Reagan & Nancy Reagan, 1964

The late Mrs. Nancy Reagan & her late husband Ronald Reagan

A former actress who brought Hollywood glamour to the White House, Nancy Reagan was her husband’s highly influential — and feared — protector during his 1981-1989 presidency, a role she took on with fervor after a gunman tried to kill him in 1981.

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Ex-U.S. President Ronald Reagan & ex-First Lady Nancy Reagan

Mini BIO – Nancy Reagan

As the U.S. First Lady, she made her own mark with her signature: ‘When it comes to drugs and alcohol’, “Just Say No”. She raised a drug awareness campaign, launched in 1982.

She was 94.

Former US First Lady Nancy Reagan died at 94.

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