Barbara Bush dies at 92

Barbara Bush wife of one President and fiercely loyal mother of another died at the age of 92 at her home in Houston. It is said that she decided not to seek additional medical treatment and wanted the focus to be on comfort care. George Bush and Barbara Bush celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in January and they hold the record for the longest married couple in presidential history.

She had the distinction to have both her husband and son as Presidents and that too have the son follow the father to the White House. She spent her life being totally dedicated to her family and did not believe in glamour of any sort. She started the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and enjoyed a favourable public image as first lady.