MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eleanor Mondale, the vivacious daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale who carved out her own reputation as an entertainment reporter, radio show host and gossip magnet, has died at her home in Minnesota. She was 51.
Mondale, who had been diagnosed with brain cancer years earlier, died early Saturday, said family spokeswoman Lynda Pedersen said.
In a statement emailed to friends, the former vice president...
"Although I never met her, Eleanor Mondale Poling touched me with her energy, intelligence, humor, and love of life. I am sad to learn of her death and send deep condolences to her family. Her light will never be extinguished. To Walter and Joan, I am a bereaved parent too ..."
– Sabrina Rood, former Minnesotan,
Edmonds, WA, Dec 16, 2011
"My condolences go out to the family of the Late Eleanor Mondale"