Sybil Stockdale
 


 

Age: 90



Summary:
human rights activist and widow of the late Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale (d. 2005) whose husband ran for U.S. vice president as the running mate of 1992 independent presidential candidate Ross Perot but who fought to end the torture of U.S. prisoners of war in Vietnam after her husband's plane was shot down during the Vietnam War in 1965 and he was taken prisoner when she organized military wives who demanded that the U.S. government pressure North Vietnam to abide by the rules of the Geneva Convention.




Cause of Death: Complications of Parkinson's disease



Born: November 24, 1924


 
Died: October 10, 2015



Location:
Coronado, California