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Betty Ford remembered as more than just first lady

Betty Ford remembered as more than just first lady

Betty Ford’s funeral was covered by many media outlets:


First ladies past and present, others pay bipartisan tribute to Betty Ford at Calif. memorial

From The Chicago Tribune

She was more than just a first lady, admirers said of Betty Ford. She was a role model for every presidential wife who followed her into the White House, not to mention a tireless advocate for women’s rights and other causes that improved the lives of millions.

Ford, who died Friday at age 93, was memorialized Tuesday by some 800 friends and family members, including no fewer than four current and former first ladies and one ex-president.

On Wednesday she was to leave her adopted Southern California home for the last time, headed to Grand Rapids, Mich., where her husband, President Gerald R. Ford, who died in 2006, is buried.

“Or as she called him, my boyfriend of 58 years of marriage,” said her son Michael Ford during a two-hour service at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in this desert resort town.

From ABC

From NBC

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