Death of Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller

June 9, 1926 - May 19, 2015
Tarrytown, New York | Age 88

Widow of former vice president dies
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By FRANK ELTMAN, The Associated Press

Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller, the widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and one of the first women to speak publicly about her breast cancer in the 1970s, has died. She was 88.

Happy Rockefeller, who earned her nickname as a child because of her pleasant personality, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday at her home in Tarrytown, New York, said family spokesman Fraser Seitel.

She had suffered...

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