Death of Linda McCartney

September 24, 1941 - April 17, 1998
Tucson, Arizona | Age 56

The wife of former Beatle Paul dies at 56
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Linda McCartney, the American photographer who broke a generation of teen-age girls' hearts when she married Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, has died of cancer, her publicist said Sunday. She was 56.

Linda McCartney died Friday while on vacation in Santa Barbara, Calif., Geoff Baker said. Her husband and children were with her.

"The blessing was that the end came quickly and she didn't suffer," a statement from Paul McCartney's office said. Two days before her death, Linda and...

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