Many politicians, former presidents, and celebrities paid tribute to former First Lady Barbara Bush.
Her death came after the former First Lady announced she would no longer be receiving medical treatment for bronchitis and after a series of hospitalizations.
She was 92 years old and lived a full life as the wife of the 41st President of the UnitedStates and mother to Jeb and George W Bush. She’s been described as the “rock of a family dedicated to public service” and a “remarkable woman.”
Former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton as well as Donald Trump expressed their condolences via Twitter following the news that she passed away.
Our statement on the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: pic.twitter.com/MhTVYCL9Nj— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 18, 2018
Barbara Bush was a remarkable woman. She had grit & grace, brains & beauty. She was fierce & feisty in support of her family & friends, her country & her causes. She showed us what an honest, vibrant, full life looks like. Hillary and I mourn her passing and bless her memory.— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) April 17, 2018
Tonight is a sad night for America. First Lady Barbara Bush will be remembered for the dignity, civility & spirit she brought to every thing she did. But most of all, everyone who knew Mrs. Bush saw her immense love for & pride in her family. pic.twitter.com/bDrauy3U67— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) April 18, 2018