FoxNews.com - Elizabeth Edwards, Powerful Force Behind Husband's Political Career, Loses Battle With Cancer
Rest in Peace Mrs. Edwards. Your Facebook post was inspirational. May you rest in peace and may your memory live on within your loved ones.Elizabeth Edwards, who played a pivotal role in her husband's political career and captured the public's sympathy with her lengthy battle with breast cancer and her estrangement from John Edwards over his highly publicized affair, died Tuesday, Fox News has confirmed. She was 61.
A family friend told the Associated Press that Edwards died in North Carolina Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. Edwards stopped receiving treatment this month when doctors told her it would be unproductive.