Nancy Reagan, Widow of Pres. Ronald Reagan, Dies At 94
Numerous national sources are reporting Nancy Reagan, the widow of U.S. President Ronald. Reagan, died this morning of congestive heart failure.
Reagan died at her home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.
She is set to be buried next to her husband, who died in 2004,at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. California.
Nancy Reagan was born July 6, 1921 in New York City as Anne Frances Robbins. Her career began as an actress in film, television and stage productions. She met her future husband in 1951 when she approached him about being found on a list of supposed communists entertainers. She consulted him because, at the time, he was the president of the Screen Actors Guild.They were married the following year on March 4, 1952.
Nancy Reagan is survived by two children, Patricia Davis and Ron Reagan Jr.; and a stepson, Michael Reagan.
Reagan became a champion fighting drug and alcohol abuse with the "Just Say No" campaign after her husband was elected president in 1980.
According to Fox News, from 1981-89, Nancy Reagan was annually voted one of the world's 10 most admired women in a Gallup poll and three times, she came in at number one.
Though the former First Lady was actively involved with the Reagan Library and being a public advocate for stem cell research, she rarely made public appearances in recent years due to her age and frailty.