Alma Brown


Age: 76

widow of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown (d. 1996) under President Bill Clinton, whom the couple were known as longtime allies and defenders of Clinton who was a civic leader in Washington who advocated on behalf of vulnerable children and rural women through organizations including the National Black Child Development Institute, the National Council of Negro Women, and the National Urban League for which she was board vice chairman.

Cause of Death: Pulmonary hypertension

Born: February 14, 1940

Died: April 3, 2016

Washington, D.C.