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Betty Ford

Born: 1918-04-08 - Died: 2011-07-08
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes


Death Summary: Betty Ford died at the age of 93, from natural causes.

Funeral ceremonies are scheduled to be held in Palm Desert, California, and Grand Rapids.

Who was Betty Ford : Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren, Better known as Betty, was a former First Lady of the United States, a title she held from 1974 through 1977 during the presidency of her husband Gerald Ford. During her time as first lady she shook things up when she became very politically active.

In 1978 family members staged an intervention forcing Ford to face her drinking problem and an addiction to opioid analgesics, which has been prescribed to her in the early 1960s. Following her own long-running battle with alcoholism in the 1970s, Ford founded, and served as a chairwoman, the Betty Ford Center (formally called The Betty Ford Clinic) for substance abuse and addiction.

Gerald and Betty Ford were the first presidential couple to live into their nineties, eventually being joined by the Reagan's.
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13 Signatures in Betty Ford's guestbook

  1. Kaedon Says:

    All of my questions stelted-thanks!

  2. Jerry Hawkins Says:

    A wonderful lady.

  3. Jerry Hawkins Says:

    She was a wonderfull person.

  4. Sarah Says:

    My condolences. I wish I had known her.

  5. John Brantley Says:

    My thought and prayers are with you in this time of sadness.

  6. Frances Rudland Says:

    R.I.P. betty I loved the woman she was

  7. Lisa bill Says:

    Nice lady

  8. michelle Says:

    you were such a exceptional example for the females, showing we had brains,sense of humor ,morals,and many,many other attrbutes. thank you for showing your human side, you were no phoney….truth prevailed. you and president ford helped us heal. you were an inspiration… thank you…GOD BLESS YOU

  9. Shehrazade Says:

    She left a legacy many can not follow… May her soul rest in peace…

  10. Lala Says:

    This Bud’s for you.

  11. Hafswa Says:

    May god bless you for what you have done to help all women and alcohol abuse people.Because of you people are getting help.

  12. Joseph Damiano Says:

    Sounds Like A great Lady

  13. Don Parsley Says:

    Drunk


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