Death of Pauline Friedman Phillips

July 4, 1918 - January 16, 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota | Age 94

'Dear Abby' advice columnist dies at age 94
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STEVE KARNOWSKI, The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pauline Friedman Phillips, who as Dear Abby dispensed snappy, sometimes saucy advice on love, marriage and meddling mothers-in-law to millions of newspaper readers around the world, has died. She was 94.

Phillips' column, which appeared in 1,000 newspapers as far off as Brazil and Thailand, competed for decades with the advice column of Ann Landers, written by her twin sister, Esther Friedman Lederer. Their...

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