Pauline Friedman Phillips

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: columnist who as "Dear Abby" dispensed advice on love, marriage, and meddling mothers-in-law to millions of newspaper readers around the world and opened the way for the likes of Dr. Ruth, Dr. Phil, and Oprah, who was the identical twin sister of advice columnist Ann Landers, also known as Esther Friedman Lederer (d. 2002) and whose daughter Jeanne Phillips took over the column in 2002.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: July 4, 1918

 

Died: January 16, 2013

 

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota