HOUSTON, TX — First Lady Barbara Bush, the wife of one U.S. president and the mother of another, died on Tuesday at the age of 92.
During her healthier years, the Bush family matriarch cultivated a public image as a tough, independent-minded mother who was not afraid to advise her famous family members and express opinions forcibly.
Less than two months removed from her 93rd birthday, Bush reportedly elected to forgo additional treatment in the midst of an extended illness.
Mrs. Bush and former President George H. W. Bush celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in January 2018.
She is survived by five kids, included former President George W. Bush and Florida Governor Jeb Bush, in addition tto14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.