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