Betty Ford’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 8, 1918

Death Date

July 8, 2011

Age of Death

93 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes


Political Wife

The political wife Betty Ford died at the age of 93. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

President Gerald Ford’s wife who was the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. She was known for her candidness and for founding the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and addiction.

She was married twice; her first marriage was to an insurance salesman and childhood friend, William C. Warren.



“I think once I made up my mind that I was allergic to alcohol, and that’s what I learned, it made sense to me. And I think it was kind of pointed out that you know if you were allergic to strawberries, you wouldn’t eat strawberries. And that made sense to me.” (Betty Ford)


“This is a place where you can go, that you can feel safe and look inside yourself and discover yourself.” (Betty Ford)


“The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women.” (Betty Ford)


“I know I was an alcoholic because I was preoccupied whether alcohol was going to be served or not.” (Betty Ford)


“I’ll never forget the day that I was told I would have to have a mastectomy. My reaction to the words was total denial.” (Betty Ford)