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President Gerald Ford’s wife who was the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. She was known for her candidness and for founding the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and addiction.
She was married twice; her first marriage was to an insurance salesman and childhood friend, William C. Warren.
How did Betty Ford die?
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||93 years|
|Birthday||April 8, 1918|
|Death date||July 8, 2011|
|Place of death||Eisenhower Health, Rancho Mirage, California, United States|
|Place of burial||The Gerald Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States|
I really didn’t want to have my name on the center, because it just seemed like it was too much of a personal thing.Betty Ford
I think once I made up my mind that I was allergic to alcohol, and that’s what I learned, it made sense to me. And I think it was kind of pointed out that you know if you were allergic to strawberries, you wouldn’t eat strawberries. And that made sense to me.Betty Ford
I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn’t be so outspoken.Betty Ford
But my activities have been pretty much focused in the last almost 30 years on the recovery, of my own recovery, the understanding for my family of my recovery.Betty Ford
I have an independent streak. You know, it’s kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.Betty Ford