Larry Speakes

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: onetime journalist who became former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's acting press secretary for six years after James Brady was wounded in John Hinckley's attempt to assassinate Reagan in 1981.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: September 13, 1939

 

Died: January 10, 2014

 

Location: Cleveland, Mississippi