Leona Gage

 

 

Age: 71

 

Summary: former beauty queen who was briefly Miss USA 1957 whose title was stripped from her a day later when pageant officials learned she was married and the mother of two and had lied about her age (she was only 18 and pageant rules stipulated minimum age as 21).

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: April 8, 1939

 

Died: October 5, 2010

 

Location: Los Angeles, California